Small Business Outlook Improves
September 14, 2020
The NFIB (National Federation of Independent Businesses) Optimism Index increased to 100.2 in August, up from 98.8 in July. The index is slightly above the long-term average of 98.4. The monthly report was a mixed bag as more owners believe it is a good time to expand while expectations regarding the improvement of the economy and higher sales declined.