Optimism Rose for First Time Since December 2021

Optimism Rose for First Time Since December 2021 Optimism rose for first time since December 2021, according to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index. July Consumer Price Index at 8.5 Percent The Consumer Price Index (CPI) released Wednesday, pegs inflation for July at 8.5 percent, a reduction, yes, but still [...]

2022-09-09T10:09:48-04:00A View|

Small Business Optimism Index Rose 0.6 Points, Remaining Close to its Cycle High

Small Business Optimism Index Rose 0.6 Points, Remaining Close to its Cycle High The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index rose 0.6 points, remaining close to its cycle high. Most key components rose, including capital spending and hiring plans. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) Rose 0.4 [...]

2019-12-02T18:24:56-05:00A View|

Small Business Optimism Slipped in September

Small Business Optimism Slipped in September Small business optimism slipped 0.9 points in September but remains near an all-time high. Tighter labor markets are pushing compensation costs higher and many businesses are passing on those higher costs. Wells Fargo US Raw Steel Production Retreated Again Last Week US raw steel production retreated again last week, [...]

2018-10-22T14:03:21-04:00A View|
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