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Managers are not pessimistic about their business, but they're not optimistic either. Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to report on this month's Tatum Survey that indicates businesses are mildly optimistic about the economy.
What does capital expenditures look like in January? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Survey that indicates cap-ex is pointing upward, but only slightly so.
Why is the national jobs picture so bad? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Survey, which indicates tepid hiring plans, plus they discuss the reasons why America is not hiring and fewer are working.
Why is the economy still flat almost five years since the end of the recession? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with this month's Tatum Index that shows business managers are not very excited about the near term future of their businesses.
Sales are sideways and hiring is down. Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Index that shows sales expectations among managers is flat and firing plans are essentially non-existent, largely due to Obamacare..
Why aren't business managers investing in their businesses? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Index that shows business managers are not highly motivated to make investments, but when they are, they fund them with earnings.
What do business managers think about the 2014 economy? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Survey that shows business managers are not happy about current business conditions and not optimistic about 2014.
What's wrong with sales on Main Street? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Survey which shows that business managers are reporting slow sales currently and projecting slow sales for the next two months.
Why aren't businesses hiring? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame with the Tatum Survey that shows businesses are still not feeling motivated to hire more employees and to discuss some of the reasons.
What does the next few months look like for the economy? Sam Norwood joins Jim Blasingame to report on the Tatum Index, which shows business managers are expecting an improving economy for the next few months.