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 his NFIB Index of small business optimism, which shows that while they’re investing in capital purchases, they’re apparently funding them with retained earnings, a sign of financial health.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his NFIB Index of small business optimism, that shows hiring is up, but finding qualified applicants is still a problem, plus the irrational relationship between our net worth and GDP.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on his NFIB Index of small business optimism, which shows they’re still excited about the potential for how the economy can turn out.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index which shows small businesses continue to not want to borrow money, plus the impact of the Fed rate increase on Main Street.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index which shows sales, capital expenditures and hiring are up last month.