Tag: Index of Small Business Optimism

US President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order limiting regulation with small business leaders in the Oval Office at the White House on January 30, 2017

The Trump Boom: Small Business Optimism Remains Near Record High

While the post-election optimism hasn’t faded, it has not yet translated into an increase in small business spending and hiring. Many small businesses may be waiting to see if the Trump administration and Republicans on Capitol Hill act on promises to cut taxes, reverse the regulatory expansion of the Obama administration and repeal Obamacare.