Bill Dunkelberg

NFIB: small business hiring and capital expenditures are down

Small businesses are still in a maintenance growth mode. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with his NFIB Optimism Index that shows small businesses are still not hiring, investing, or able to raise prices.

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