Bill Dunkelberg

NFIB Index: Still above 44 year average

Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index is still well above the past eight years of readings, and the 44 year history.

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Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report that several issues, like tax and health care reform, need to be resolved to help justify the current level of economic optimism.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism that shows optimism remains high, while sales are up, but cap-ex is down along with inventory.
Bill Dunkelberg joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of small business optimism that shows the overall sentiment is still higher than it’s been since 2007.
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.