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 NFIB Index that shows capital expenditure isn’t increasing, plus what are the implications of a possible EU exit by Great Britain.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows after seven years since the end of the Great Recession, the economy is barely moving forward in hiring and investing.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to compare the reality of the current economy and the victory lap President Obama took recently.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his NFIB Index that shows small businesses have little pricing power, but are increasing wages, which does not bode well for profitability.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his NFIB Index that shows small businesses want to hire, but can’t find qualified candidates, plus they capital expenditure plans are up, but actual spending isn’t.