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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
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
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Small Business Optimism Index slipped 3.2 points in January, as owners continued hiring and investing, but expressed rising concern about future eco... » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports small business optimism is virtually unchanged this month, but finding qualified workers is still the biggest challenge. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports small business optimism posted a modest decline in November with a reading of 104.8, while continuing its exceptionally strong two-year trend. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index marked two years of continued historic readings according to the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index October reading of 107.4. » More
Jim Blasingame
Mining for gold in the marketplace? You may find it in the unlikeliest of places. It’s in the head of your prospect and, if mined properly, will come right out of their mouth. » More
Jim Blasingame
Small business expert Jim Blasingame reveals three questions to ask before you approach your lender. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index continued its historic 23-month positive trend, with a reading of 107.9 in September, the third highest reading in the survey’s 45-year history. » More