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Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports that while small business optimism is down this month, it still ended the year historically strong. » More
Jim Blasingame
Jim Blasingame offers his predictions for small business trends for 2020, plus for the economy - both global and U.S. - technology, demographics, and his prediction for the NCAA Championship game. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports reports small business optimism posted the largest month-over-month gain since May 2018. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index gained 0.6 points with eight of the 10 components advancing and talk of a recession waning. » More
Jim Blasingame
Small business stakeholders helped Donald Trump in 2016. To find out why you should expect that to happen again in 2020, read on. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index fell 1.3 points, but still maintains a historically solid reading. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Uncertainty Index rose four points in August, and the lack of qualified workers is still the main impediment to growth. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports uncertainty levels fell 10 points, reversing the surge in June that reached the highest level since March 2017. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports though uncertainty levels increased, job openings and plans to create jobs remain strong. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index increased 1.5 points to 105.0 in May, rivaling historic highs. » More