Small Business Optimism Drops Again


According to The National Federation of Independent Business, small business optimism dropped for the second consecutive month. In April, the optimism index dropped 0.7 point 91.2 in April; which followed a 2.6-point drop to 91.9 in March. While optimism fell, current sales performance was the best it has been in 40 months, according to the data.

The report pointed to a weak economy and political uncertainty as a possible cause of the pessimistic attitude. 

Small-business owner pessimism worsened in April for a second consecutive month, even though current sales performance was the best in 40 months, according to data released Tuesday.

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