small business

Nearly 90% of all U.S. businesses employ fewer than 20 people. The annual payroll from all those firms amounts to just 12.3% of all U.S. nonfarm wages and salaries.
Small business owners' outlook for the new year soured in December, falling below the 47-year average as the surging pandemic and a new administration prepares to take office in Washington.
Small business owners' optimism declined slightly in November as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, hitting small businesses hard.
Main Street businesses remain solidly optimistic about the U.S. economy going into the fourth quarter of the year.
Small business owners are gearing up for the 2020 holiday shopping season as business improves slightly. But shop owners are going to have to go the extra mile to attract more customers this year.
U.S. small business owners have been especially hard hit by the shutdowns forced by the coronavirus outbreak. Nearly half may have to close permanently in the next six months.
Despite the government aid coming for payroll protection, many small and independent business owners are now worried that they may never recover from the coronavirus-triggered recession.
Optimism rose among U.S. small business owners in January as jobs were added and wages were raised. Looking ahead, however, expectations for more improvement declined slightly.
The National Federation of Independent Business reported Tuesday that small business owners' optimism rose to an 18-month high in November.
The National Federation of Independent Business Tuesday morning reported that its small business optimism index rose in October.
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.
Small business optimism slips again but remains generally positive as well as uncertain.
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 were troubling,...
The National Federation of Independent Business reported Tuesday morning that small business optimism rose by near two points in July. Business owners are particularly optimistic about the U.S....
The small business optimism index dipped slightly in June as owners cut back on plans for new hiring and capital spending.