Two Big Pieces Of Good News From The World Of Small Business

The latest NFIB small business optimism report is out. You can see the full results here.

First, the headline: Optimism jumped another 0.5, and continues a clear trend up.


And then on hiring, the positive trend continues. Over the next month, 17% of businesses plan to expand their workforce vs. that plan to reduce their workforce.


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