NFIB Small Business Optimism – February 2022

The February NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, March 8, 2022. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Owners Reporting Inflation as Biggest Problem Reaches Highest Level Since Q3 1981.” The Index of Small Business Optimism decreased by 1.4 points to 95.7. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – November 2021

The November NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, December 14, 2021. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Optimism Up Slightly in November.” The Index of Small Business Optimism increased by .2 points to 98.4. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily agree with): Owners …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – August 2021

The August NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, September 14, 2021. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Optimism Increased Slightly in August.” The Index of Small Business Optimism increased by .4 points to 100.1. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily agree with): “As …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – May 2021

The May NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released yesterday, June 8, 2021. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Optimism Pauses in May as Labor Shortage Slows Growth.” The Index of Small Business Optimism decreased by .2 points to 99.6. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – February 2021

The February NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, March 9, 2021. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Optimism Improves Slightly in February.” The Index of Small Business Optimism increased by .8 points to 95.8. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily agree with): Only …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – November 2020

The November NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, December 8, 2020. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Owners Remain Uncertain After Election.” The Index of Small Business Optimism decreased by 2.6 points to 101.4. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily agree with): The …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – August 2020

The August NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, September 8, 2020. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Optimism Index Rebounds, Exceeding Historical Average.” The Index of Small Business Optimism increased by 1.4 points to 100.2. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily agree with): …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – May 2020

The May NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released yesterday, June 9, 2020. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Optimism Index Rebounds from April, Earnings Trends Decline.” The Index of Small Business Optimism increased by 3.5 points to 94.4. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – February 2020

The February NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, March 10, 2020. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Owners Remained Optimistic in February.” The Index of Small Business Optimism increased by .2 points to 104.5. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily agree with): “The …

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NFIB Small Business Optimism – November 2019

The November NFIB Small Business Optimism report was released today, December 10, 2019. The headline of the Economic Trends report is “Small Business Optimism Sees Major Spike in November.” The Index of Small Business Optimism increased by 2.3 points to 104.7. Here is an excerpt that I find particularly notable (but don’t necessarily agree with): …

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