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Q4 2021 SBI 63.0

Index Reaches Pandemic-Era High, as Many See Brighter Future

But worker shortage, inflation, and supply chain concerns persist.
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Q3 2021 SBI 56.6

Small Businesses Show Growing Signs of Caution About the Future

Staffing levels and investment plateau, as concerns about inflation grow.
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Q2 2021 SBI 60.0

Small Business Views of Future Improve

‘Hopeful’ business owners see better economy, expect rising revenue
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Q1 2021 SBI 55.9

Small Businesses’ Health Improves as Economic Concerns Linger

Despite vaccines, majority see long path back to normal
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Q4 2020 SBI 50.3

Small Business Optimism Remains High Amid Positive Economic Outlook

View of national economy continues to improve, but majority of businesses still need additional Federal help
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Q3 2020 SBI 50.3

Small Businesses Say Economy is Their Top Election Issue

8 in 10 small business owners rate the U.S. economy as average or poor