• NFIB: A 'record level' of small businesses are growing their profits

    3 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    More than 1 in 5 small businesses are expecting higher sales in the next few months.
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  • Small Business Optimism Index increased slightly in April, "Poor Sales" Near Record Low

    Small Business Optimism Index increased slightly in April, "Poor Sales" Near Record Low

    3 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the National Federation of Independent Business : April 2018 Report: Small Business Optimism Index
    The Small Business Optimism Index sustained record-high levels increasing to 104.8 in April, driven by reports of improved profits, the highest in the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends Survey's 45-year history. Additionally, the number of small businesses reporting poor sales fell to a near record low.
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    Reports of employment gains remain strong among small businesses... Owners reported adding a net 0.28 workers per firm on average, the third highest reading since 2006 (down from 0.36...
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