Tuesday, November 10, 2015

NFIB: Small Business Optimism Index unchanged in October

by Bill McBride on 11/10/2015 09:30:00 AM

From the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB): Small Business Optimism Flat Lined in October

The Index of Small Business Optimism was unchanged in October, posting no change after a rise of only 0.2 points in September and a gain of only 0.5 points in August. ...

Although the labor market components posted minor declines, they held at historically strong levels ...
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Small Business Optimism Index Click on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the small business optimism index since 1986.

The index was unchanged at 96.1 in October.