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Bill Dunkelberg
Small business optimism index hovers near record levels, but expectations for future business conditions plunge after Congress fumbles Obamacare repeal. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
Small business optimism has not faded much and there is growing evidence that this optimism is being translated into more spending and hiring, although not at explosive rates. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
According to Bill Dunkelberg, NFIB's chief economist, althoughsmall business optimism remains near record highs, a shortage of qualified workers is stunting hiring activity in this sector. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
The recent growth in small business optimism looks similar to the surge in the Index in 1983, which was followed by years of economic prosperity. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg, Chief Economist of the NFIB, reports in December 2016, small business optimism rocketed to its highest level since 2004, with high numbers expecting better business conditions. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
Bill Dunkelberg, NFIB reports the Index of Small Business Optimism made a substantial gain in November to just above the 42-year average. » More
Jim Blasingame
Reasons why small business falls under the radar with the president. What small business owners can do to get involved with politics. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
The fourth quarter of 2016 looks to be weaker as prospects for a “civil” relationship between the Democrats and the Republicans fade regardless of who wins the election. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB reports small business owners marginally more optimistic, but won't be hiring or building inventories until something changes in Washington. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
Optimism hits record low, and small business owners blame the current political climate for declining economic conditions, according to the NFIB. » More