Holly  Wade

NFIB Index: Conditions are improving, but still spotty across industries

Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report on the hiring, capital spending and sales sentiment of small businesses, which are improving enough to like the trends, if we don’t like the numbers.

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Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how small businesses are dealing with the reemerging from the shortest recession caused by the pandemic, and how they’re preparing for next year.
Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism which indicates an increase in capital spending, plus they want another round of PPP funds, and more clarity on forgiveness.
Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report on the NFIB’s Index of Small Business Optimism which shows that the sentiment is improving, including growth in hiring and earnings.
Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report on the fact that with all the stimulus money, and the overall strength of Main Street businesses, the national economy should be very strong for the next couple of quarters, even though not for all sectors.
Holly Wade joins Jim Blasingame to report on the overall upward trend in small business sentiment, but with a number of troubling aspects that need more time.