While the coronavirus pandemic has harmed small businesses across the board, minority small business owners report disproportionately large effects, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey.
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The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey — a measure of small business owners’ perceptions of their operating environments — reached an 11-year high in January.
Small business owners’ outlook on economic conditions is significantly higher today than it was a year ago, according to Bank of America’s fall 2017 Small Business Owner Report.
Small business confidence is the key leading indicator for job growth, says ABA Chief Economist James Chessen.
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index increased 1.4 points to 98.3 in May, the highest level since December.