The NFIB small business optimism index in the United States fell to 95.6 in December of 2020, the lowest since May and compared to 101.4 in the previous month. This month’s drop is one of the largest as the outlook of sales and business conditions in 2021 deteriorated sizably. Small businesses are concerned about new economic policy in the new administration and a further spread of COVID-19 that is causing renewed government-mandated business closures across the nation. source: National Federation of Independent Business
NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States averaged 98.40 points from 1975 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 108.80 points in August of 2018 and a record low of 80.10 points in April of 1980. This page provides - United States Nfib Business Optimism Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Nfib Business Optimism Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2021.
NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States is expected to be 100.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States to stand at 99.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Nfib Business Optimism Index is projected to trend around 102.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.