Business in a weakened economy is an echo chamber to a self-fulfilling prophecy. It's a slippery slope that always happens because, quite frankly, people believe what they see on tv. However, the trend eventually reverses once people, and especially small businesses, determine that things just can't get any worse.
Yes, it takes some cheerleading, but the economy will fix itself. Unfortunately many businesses miss the opportunities that present themselves either by overreacting to recessions or by not realizing when the market is ready to start trading again. With this in mind, here are several ways you can keep the bad economy from dooming your financial ventures.