Small Business Optimism Slips Featured
17 April 2017
The National Federation of Independent Business' Small Business Economic Trend Report saw a moderate decline in March but remains strong.The index slipped 0.6 points in March to 104.7, still a very strong reading. Actual earnings, capital expenditure plans, and job-creation plans posted gains in March. Sales expectations, which have been flying high for months, dropped by 8 points.