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NFIB Index: Optimism numbers went down, but remain at record highs

Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report that six of ten of the NFIB’s Index numbers went down, but the overall optimism average is still many levels higher than the half-century averages.

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Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report that, though some of the Index’s numbers went down, it’s because of the strong economy, and sales and pricing power going up confirms that.