How entrepreneurs are feeling

Starting a business can be an appealing option for laid-off workers - but actually running one is rough in a recession. We polled small business owners to see how they're doing.

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Is now the time to launch?
Is now the time to launch?
If you were entering the workforce during this recession, would you still want to start a small business?

Yes45%
No35%
Not sure21%


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Source: From a Fortune Small Business/Zogby International online survey of 755 small business owners, conducted on Jan. 27, 2009.
LAST UPDATE: Feb 27 2009 | 9:45 AM ET
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