Small Business Optimism

September 10, 2019 .Small business optimism fell 1.6 points in August to 103.1 after having risen 1.4 points in July..  The August 2018  level of 108.8  broke the previous record high level of 108.0 set 35 years ago back in July 1983.  The current level of confidence...

Fulfilling Expectations

April 14, 2017 There can be little doubt that expectations about President Trump’s proposed policy changes are influencing individual and business attitudes.  It is evident in the stock market which remains close to a record high level.  It can be seen in measures of...