Small Business Optimism Index Rising, says NFIB

NFIB_Small_Business_Optimism_IndexSmall-business optimism ended the year slightly up from November at 93.9, but below the previous 3 mid-year readings of over 94 and 6 points below the pre-recession average, according to the National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB’s) latest index.

“On the positive front, reports of capital spending rose significantly in December, increasing by 9 points from November and job creation among NFIB firms was the best since February 2006. Hopefully, the promising NFIB job creation and capital spending numbers for December forecast a better 2014.”

Here’s a link to the report. Click on the table at left to get a link to the article

NFIB stands for National Federation of Independent Businesses.

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