ABA-Small Business Optimism Decreases in September.

ENPNewswire-October 13, 2021--ABA-Small Business Optimism Decreases in September

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Release date- 12102021 - The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index decreased 1.0 point in September, measuring 99.1.

The Uncertainty Index increased 5 points to 74.

A seasonally adjusted net 32.0% of owners plan to create new jobs, down 6 points from the previous month. The percent of owners thinking it's a good time to expand was 11.0%, unchanged from the prior month. 51% percent of respondents reported job openings they could not fill in the current period, an increase of one point from August and historically very high.

A net 3% of all owners (seasonally adjusted) reported higher nominal sales in the past three months, up 3 points from August. The net percent of owners expecting higher...

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