NFIB Index up 0.4 to 94.5 in February

by Marilou Moursund on March 8, 2011

in Economic Indicators,Fiscal Policy,Healthcare,Uncategorized

The NFIB Small Business Optimism index was up for the fourth month in a row to 94.5. While there is good news in the current report regarding inventories and employment, the overall report is still below where it should be at this point in the recovery. As Bill Dunkelberg discusses in the video, sales growth remains weak, and the uncertainty regarding fiscal policy, healthcare, and energy continues to impact small business owners’ willingness to make new investments.

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