• Small Business Optimism Index decreased slightly in September

    6 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    CR Note: Most of this survey is ideological noise, but there is some information, especially on the labor market and the "Single Most Important Problem".
    From the National Federation of Independent Business : September 2018 Report: Small Business Optimism Index
    The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index continued its historic 23-month positive trend, with a reading of 107.9 in September, the third highest reading in the survey's 45-year history.
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