Connect with us

Headlines

Small-Business Owners Are Extremely Optimistic About the Economy Right Now

mm

Published

on

The NFIB released new data.

A report from the National Federation of Independent Business suggests that America’s small-business owners are feeling good about the economy.

The organization’s index of small-business optimism hit 105.8 in December, the highest it’s been since 2004, Bloomberg reports.

Even more striking was the fact that the index jumped 7.4 points from the previous month, the largest increase since 1980. Business owners reported feeling optimistic about sales and business conditions in the wake of Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election, according to Bloomberg.

The report was based on responses from more than 600 business owners.

Bloomberg quoted Juanita Duggan, head of the NFIB, saying: “Small business is ready for a breakout, and that can only mean very good things for the U.S. economy. Business owners are feeling better about taking risks and making investments.”

Read more at Bloomberg

Advertisement

.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials

Retirement Made Easy with Wilkerson

The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

Promoted Headlines

Most Popular