Bill Dunkelberg

NFIB: 2013 economy will crawl along at 2% growth

Will 2013 economy be any better than 2012? Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with his NFIB Optimism Index and his prediction that the 2013 economy will continue the moribund 2% growth of the past four years..

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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that while capital spending is up among small businesses, they’re still not interested in borrowing money to make purchases.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that small businesses are hiring but report less optimism about sales.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on economic performance for the past year and explain why there has been so much up and down movement, but small business optimism is up slightly.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how decisions by the NLRB encourage unions and therefore, by definition, discourage hiring by small businesses.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that shows small businesses want to hire more, but can’t find enough qualified prospects.