Six of the 10 components that make up the small-business optimism index increased in January.
Democrats and Republicans agree: small business is the “institution” in which they both have confidence.
Record high percentage of owners expect 2018 increases in revenues, cash flow
The White House also scored significantly higher than state governments, the Supreme Court, and Congress.
A growing pool of potential small business owners decided 2017 was the year to dive in.
2017 set the all-time record high for small business optimism in the 45-year history of the NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism