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NY Fed Shows Regional Services Business Leaders Turning Negative

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has released a monthly Business Leaders Survey, which is a semi-live reading as the data is for October. This monthly Federal Reserve survey ...
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September Small Business Optimism About Economy Dives Below 10%

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index slipped from 103.1 in August to 101.8 in September. The August 2018 index reading ...
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Small Business Confidence in the Economy Erodes

It appears that worry about the economy has started to catch up to small businesses owners. One of the primary barometers of their sentiment was released Tuesday, and the results ...
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July Small Business Optimism Rises on Solid Economy, Expected Sales Increase

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index rose from 103.3 in June to 104.7 in July. Last August's index reading of ...
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June Small Business Optimism Slips on Low Sales Expectations

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index dropped from 105.0 in May to 103.3 in June. Last August the index reading ...
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Small Business Optimism Perks Up Strong US Economy

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index increased from 101.8 in March to 103.5 in April. Last August, the index reading ...
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March Small Business Optimism Stalls on Weak Outlook for Economic Growth

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index ticked up from 101.7 in February to 101.8 in March. Last August the index ...
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February Small Business Optimism Posts Slight Recovery

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for February inched up from 101.2 in January to come in at 101.7. Last ...
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January Small Business Optimism Tumbles as Uncertainty Climbs

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for January dipped from 104.4 in December to come in at 101.2. Last August ...
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December Small Business Optimism Dips as Hopes for Economic Growth Slide

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for December dipped from 104.8 in November to come in at 104.4. The August ...
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November Small Business Optimism Plunges on Lowered Expectations

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for November fell from 107.4 in October to come in at 104.8. The August ...
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October Small Business Optimism Dips Slightly, Remains in Record Territory

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for October dipped slightly from 107.9 in September to come in at 107.4. The ...
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September Small Business Optimism Retreats Slightly as Pay Hikes Rise to Record High

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for September dropped by 0.9 percentage points from 108.8 in August to come in ...
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August Small Business Optimism Hits Record High

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for August rose by 0.9 percentage points from 107.2 in July to come in ...
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July Small Business Optimism Second-Highest in 45 Years

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index for July rose by 0.7 percentage points from 107.2 in June to come in ...
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