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 with the NFIB Index and his interpretation and explanation of why the U.S. economy is probably not going back into a recession this year.
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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with this month’s NFIB Index which shows that small businesses are hiring, but only slightly, and are still not investing in growth.