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Small Business Economic Trends

The NFIB Research Foundation has collected Small Business Economic Trends data with quarterly surveys since 1974 and monthly surveys since 1986. Survey respondents are drawn from NFIB’s membership. The report is released on the second Tuesday of each month.

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Small Business Economic Trends - March 2014

The Small Business Optimism Index fell 2.7 points to 91.4, a substantial reversal in an unexciting January measure but ends a 3...

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Small Business Economic Trends - January 2014

Small business optimism ended the year slightly up from November at 93.9, but below the previous 3 mid-year readings of over 94...

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Small Business Economic Trends - December 2013

The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism bumped up 0.9 points in November to 92.5, a dismal reading as has been the case since...

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Small Business Economic Trends - November 2013

The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism lost 2.3 points to 91.6. Two components, the outlook for business conditions and the ...

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Small Business Economic Trends - October 2013

The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism 0.2 points in September to 93.9, down from August's (corrected) reading of 94.1. The ...

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Small Business Economic Trends - September 2013

The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism went nowhere in August as the Index fell 01. points to 94.0, statistically no change....

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Small Business Economic Trends - August 2013

The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism gained a whoppin’ 0.6 points in July. At 94.1, the Index does not impress and signa...

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Small Business Economic Trends - July 2013

The Index of Small Business Optimism fell 0.9 points to 93.5, ending the hope that a revival in sentiment have started. Six of ...

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Small Business Economic Trends - June 2013

The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.3 points to 94.4. This is the second highest reading since the recession start...

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Small Business Economic Trends - May 2013

After last month's disappointing drop in small business confidence, April's Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.6 points to...

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