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US stocks climb as investors buy Monday’s dip on recovery hopes

US stocks gained slightly on Tuesday as investors bought Monday’s dip and bet on fresh stimulus and COVID-19 vaccines to fuel a near-term economic rebound. While the Biden administration is set to detail a sweeping fiscal stimulus plan on Thursday, investors continue to weigh whether stocks can remain at their […]
US stocks climb as investors buy Monday’s dip on recovery hopes
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US small business sentiment slumped in July as coronavirus cases climbed

US small business optimism fell in July as new coronavirus cases spiked, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Federation of Independent Business. The NFIB’s small business sentiment index fell to 98.8 in July after increasing over the last two months. The median economist forecast was for a […]
US small business sentiment slumped in July as coronavirus cases climbed
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US small-business confidence just hit its highest level in 45 years

The National Federation of Independent Business’ small business optimism index hit the highest level in the survey’s 45-year history in August. Small businesses are planning to hire more workers, raise compensation for current employees, and spend more on capital investments according to the index Juanita Duggan, the president and CEO […]
US small-business confidence just hit its highest level in 45 years
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