The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index in the United States increased to 102.5 in June of 2021 from 99.6 in May, reaching the highest level in 8 months. Seven of the 10 subindexes improved in June, while three decreased compared with May. A net 28% of businesses plan to create new jobs in the next three months, up one point from May and a record high. "Small businesses optimism is rising as the economy opens up, yet a record number of employers continue to report that there are few or no qualified applicants for open positions. Owners also are struggling to keep their inventory stocks up with strong sales and supply chain problems", Bill Dunkelberg, NFIB chief economist said. source: National Federation of Independent Business
NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States averaged 98.40 points from 1975 until 2021, 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 July 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 95.00 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.