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 debate whether an interest rate hike by the Fed this year would indicate confidence in the economy, or cause businesses to cut back.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows sales, hiring, investment and credit are still lacking the kind of indicators that show optimism and growth.
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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the decline in small business optimism and why this is happening now.