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 report on the NFIB Index which shows earnings and wages are up, so does that indicate rising inflation, and what will the Fed do to respond to that?
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index which shows small business inventories have risen, which could be a good sign, but that hiring may not match the economic growth potential anticipated.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index which shows that small business owners, for the first time in eight years, are very excited about the future of their businesses.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his thoughts that the economy for 2017 will grow at an increased rate of 3%, which is significantly greater than either of the past eight years.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that his NFIB Index shows small business hiring and sales are up, but capital expenditure and earnings are not.