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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

NFIB: Small Business Optimism Index declines in February

by Calculated Risk on 3/11/2014 09:10:00 AM

From the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB): February optimism takes a tumble

Small business optimism continues its winter hibernation with the latest Index dropping 2.7 points to 91.4 ... NFIB owners increased employment by an average of 0.11 workers per firm in February (seasonally adjusted), virtually unchanged from January.
Small Business Optimism Index Click on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the small business optimism index since 1986. The index decreased to 92.7 in February from 94.1 in January.