Bill Dunkelberg

NFIB Index: Small businesses optimism remains low

Small businesses are still reporting low optimism levels. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with the NFIB Index that shows small business optimism is still at recession levels and not likely to increase soon with the Obama reelection.

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