The Economy’s Improving? Tell Small Business
One survey following another shows that Americans feel better about the economy than they have since before the 2008 financial crisis. Plus the housing market appears to finally be recovering. All this should make small business owners who are coming off a rough couple of years feel pretty good, right?
Not so, according to a Gallup poll out Friday from Wells Fargo (WFC), showing the biggest drop in small business owners’ confidence since the fall of 2008. The quarterly index, based on responses from 600 business owners, dropped 28 points as more businesses reported declining revenues, payrolls, and capital investment, both in the last 12 months and in their expectations for the year ahead. Read More
(via The Economy’s Improving? Tell Small Business - Businessweek)