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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
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index increased 1.7 points to 103.5. Sales improved in April, the inventory soft spot seen in last month’s report rebou... » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index increased 0.1 points to 101.8 in March, a historically strong level and an indication that small businesses conti... » More
Jim Blasingame
The only positive to accrue to the Main Street economy during the lost decade (2007-2016) is the unprecedented financial strengthening of America's small business sector, which, just last month, br... » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index improved modestly in February, increasing 0.5 points to 101.7, and small businesses broke a 45-year-record for ne... » More