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Oct 14Mike Jackson

Small Business Optimism Stuck in ‘Second Gear’, NFIB says

Oct 14Mike Jackson
Speedometer Covered In Smoke

The National Federation of Independent Business‘s (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index fell in September, as reported by Kathleen Madigan in the Wall Street Journal.  A sluggish outlook over the summer months, following a high in April, reflects a wary outlook from small business owners, with some underlying measures more aligned with a recession period than an expansion period.

Downward pressure on future hiring and capital outlays is a likely consequence.

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Read the full report at: Small Business Optimism Stuck in ‘Second’ Gear

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