Optimism, capital spending, compensation, job creation – all up, according to the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends survey
Small business owners are showing unprecedented confidence in the economy as the optimism index continues at record high numbers, rising to 107.6 in February, according to the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends Survey. The historically high numbers include a jump in small business owners increasing capital outlays and raising compensation.
The NFIB report echoes the high levels of consumer confidence in February that were reported by the monthly University of Michigan survey.
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