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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