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Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB reports the economy is definitely on a roller coaster of economic activity. Although the Small Business Optimism Index has increased 4.8 points over the past three months, a record 44% of owne... » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports March's Index of 98.2 is the first return to the average historical reading since last November. » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports the Index rose to 95.8 points in February, a slight bump from January but still below the 47-year average reading of 98. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index declined again in January to 95, 0.9 below the December Index, and three points below the 47-year average of 98. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index declined 5.5 points in December, falling below the average Index value since 1973 of 98. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports the Index declined 2.6 points in November, but still remains well above the 47-year historical average reading. » More
Bill Dunkelberg
NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg reports a historically-high reading again for October, with solid momentum going into the 4th quarter. » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports the Index increased 1.4 points in August to 100.2, a reading slightly above the historical 46-year average. » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports the Index increased 1.8 points in July, as small business owners owners continue to temper their expectations of future economic con... » More
Holly  Wade
NFIB Director of Research and Policy Analysis Holly Wade reports the Index increased 6.2 points in June, as small business owners continue to be optimistic about future business conditions. » More