Bill Dunkelberg

NFIB Index: Small business optimism is up, but still in a deficit

Small business optimism is still languishing in a deficit. Dr. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with his NFIB Index that indicates small business owners are only slightly more optimistic than last month, but still below expansion levels.

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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the recent NFIB Small Business Index that shows they’re not experiencing increases in sales or profits, and therefore, are not investing or borrowing for growth.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the recent NFIB Small Business Index that shows small business owners are not hiring or growing, including no or negative progress on all 10 of the Index indicators.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on recent results of the NFIB Small Business Index that shows a kind of malaise among respondents due to a government that continues to use anti-business policies and rhetoric.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows small business capital investment is down, as is sales revenue.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows small business owners reporting that they are hiring and that sales revenue is up over previous months.