On Small Business: optimism

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Hopes on hold: Small business optimism remains low in May

Even an increase in hiring plans is overshadowed by struggles to find qualified applicants, according to the latest reading from the NFIB.

By J.D. Harrison  |  11:52 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Small business optimism edges up, still trails 2011 levels

The NFIB’s small business optimism index continues to lag well behind the mark set a year ago, prompting expectations of yet another year of painfully slow economic growth.

By J.D. Harrison  |  09:19 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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