Karen E. Klein


Karen E. Klein is a Los Angeles-based writer who covers entrepreneurship and small-business issues. E-mail your questions to Klein to get specific advice from experts in her twice-weekly columns.

Your Small Business Questions, Answered

Send us your questions on challenges you face in your business. Journalist Karen E. Klein will interview experts and distill their insights into answers.

(500 characters max)

Karen E. Klein

Articles by Karen E. Klein


  • Business Owners' Holiday Giving Plans
    A new survey shows small companies are planning to do more for their customers than their employees this season
  • When a 'Pop-Up' Shop Makes Sense
    Retailers could set up a temporary storefront if they expect a seasonal spike in sales, says Pitney Bowes Business Insight's Deb Purcell
  • The Medical Marijuana Business Matures
    In the few places that allow storefront dispensaries, entrepreneurs are adopting nonprofit business models to cope with legal gray areas
  • Tax Planning in 2009
    Because of poor sales and pending legislation, common tax strategies might not apply to this year. Meet with your accountant and consider this advice
  • Promote Your Business Through New Media
    PR pros suggest first establishing your company's expertise within its industry, then engaging with target clients via social media




Last Updated: 11:28 am Market Summary

S&P500 1967.57 2.89
DJIA 16943.81 28.74
NASDAQ 4415.49 19.286
Stoxx 50 3157.05 6.46
FTSE 100 6690.17 17.8
DAX 9666.34 7.21
Nikkei 15164.04 -52.43
Topix 1255.19 -4.06
Hang Seng 23233.45 -5.54