The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index in the United States edged down to 93.1 in May of 2022, the lowest since April of 2020, and compared to 93.2 in April. The share of owners expecting better business conditions over the next six months hit a record low. "Small-business owners remain very pessimistic about the second half of the year as supply-chain disruptions, inflation and the labor shortage are not easing," NFIB Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg said. source: National Federation of Independent Business
NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States averaged 98.37 points from 1975 until 2022, 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 June of 2022.
NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States is expected to be 90.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Nfib Business Optimism Index is projected to trend around 102.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.