Small Business Economic Trends
What Is It: An important report that tells us how confident small companies are about the economy, and how that will affect their own future business plans.
Most Current News Release on the Internet: www.nfib.com/research-foundation/surveys/small-business-economic-trends
Release Time: 7:30 a.m. (ET); released the second Tuesday of each month and contains observations made during the previous month
Source: National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).”
Via -Bernard Baumohl. “The Secrets of Economic Indicators
HIGHLIGHTS OF SMALL-BUSINESS OPTIMISM (NOVEMBER)
The small-business optimism index showed all but two of the 10 components increased from a month earlier, including a record net 24 percent share of small-business owners who said they plan to add jobs. Construction, manufacturing and professional services registered notable increases in planned hiring. The figures indicate the recent solid pace of job growth will be sustained and help extend the economic expansion.
- R.W.N II