NFIB Small Business Optimism Index

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National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) compiles the Small Business Optimism Index each month by surveying its members with the following 10 questions:
  1. Plans to Increase Employment
  2. Plans to Make Capital Outlays
  3. Plans to Increase Inventories
  4. Expect Economy to Improve
  5. Expect Real Sales Higher
  6. Current Inventory
  7. Current Job Openings
  8. Expected Credit Conditions
  9. Now a Good Time to Expand
  10. Earnings Trend

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NFIB Optimism Index up to July 2010.

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