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SEPTEMBER REPORT:Small Business Optimism Flat, Down 0.1 Points

SEPTEMBER REPORT:Small Business Optimism Flat, Down 0.1 Points

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Small business optimism remained flat in August, dropping 0.1 points from July for a final reading of 94.0. While the total reading showed essentially no change over the month prior, a look at the individual indicators reveals incongruent details. Job creation plans leapt to a level not seen since before the recession and sales expectations […]

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Small Business Economic Trends – August 2013

Small Business Economic Trends – August 2013

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Bill Dunkelberg August 14, 2013   OPTIMISM INDEX The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism gained a whoppin’ 0.6 points in July. At 94.1, the Index does not impress and signals nothing but a subpar performance for the 3rd quarter. In an attempt to “make lemonade”, the July reading is the 4th highest reading […]

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