Bill Dunkelberg

NFIB: small business hiring and capital expenditures are down

Small businesses are still in a maintenance growth mode. Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame with his NFIB Optimism Index that shows small businesses are still not hiring, investing, or able to raise prices.

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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to question the values of equities today and whether a correction is imminent, and if so, what damage it could cause.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that the NFIB Index shows small businesses aren’t hiring right now, aren’t buying capital goods or borrowing money to buy them.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index that the overall optimism of small business owners is still at record highs, but sliding back just a little.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the poor monetary policy decisions of the Fed over the past several years, which have allowed interest rates to remain out of equilibrium with market forces.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism, which is at its highest level in decades, including hiring, earnings and sales.