AUGUST 1990

Where do small companies expect cash to come from in the 1990s?

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Banks 63.0%

Profits/retained

earnings 25.2%

Joint ventures 3.1%

Sale of stock 2.1%

Other 6.5%

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Source: "1990 Small Business Outlook Survey" of 3,100 companies, with more than 80% reporting annual sales of less than $5 million. The Reliable Corp, Chicago, 1989

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