Small Business Optimism Jumps Above Expectations To 92.9

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UPDATE:Small business optimism improved in August, new data out of the National Federation of Independent Business shows.

The headline index jumped to 92.9 from 91.2 a month earlier.


Minutes away from the first key economic report of the day in the U.S.: Small business optimism.

Economists surveyed by Bloomberg forecast the index will improve to 91.4 in August, up 20 basis points from a month earlier.

The report is expected out of the National Federation of Independent Business at 7:30 a.m.

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