Index shows confidence on the rise
June 29, 2005,
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Overall confidence in the economy grew significantly in the last month, according to the Small Business Confidence Index released today by Sam’s Club.
This latest boost in economic confidence was also reflected in how small business owners and managers feel about the U.S. employment environment. 57.3 percent of those surveyed felt that employment levels will remain the same over the next six months, up half a point from last month.