United States Nfib Business Optimism Index 1975-2018 | Data | Chart

The NFIB's Small Business Optimism Index in the US rose by 3 points to 107.8 in May 2018, easily beating market expectations of 105.2. It was the second-highest on record, as several peaks were reached: compensation increases hit a 45-year high; positive earnings trends reached a survey high; positive sales trends are at the highest level since 1995; and expansion plans are the most robust in survey history. NFIB Business Optimism Index in the United States averaged 98.10 Index Points from 1975 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 107.80 Index Points in May of 2018 and a record low of 80.10 Index Points in April of 1980.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-10 10:00 AM NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.7 107.6 107.0 106
2018-05-08 10:00 AM NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.8 104.7 105.2 103.8
2018-06-12 10:00 AM NFIB Business Optimism Index 107.8 104.8 105.2 105.4
2018-07-10 10:00 AM NFIB Business Optimism Index 107.8 105
2018-08-14 10:00 AM NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.7
2018-09-11 10:00 AM NFIB Business Optimism Index 103.5


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 58.70 57.30 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.40 56.50 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 56.80 54.60 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 58.60 56.80 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.60 54.90 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 3.60 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 0.90 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.70 1.90 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.90 78.10 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -1.70 2.70 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.90 4.30 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.90 0.40 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 0.50 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 494448.00 507690.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.80 1.70 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.30 -0.10 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 20.18 15.56 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.10 0.20 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23106.00 23157.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1872.00 1767.00 1872.00 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 107.80 104.80 107.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 56.40 64.30 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 19.90 34.40 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 25.00 20.10 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 16.00 -3.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.34 0.32 2.76 -5.16 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 26.80 21.80 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 62.70 57.60 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.70 3.08 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 522.69 431.32 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.91 17.15 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -5.91 -4.14 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 91.00 96.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 3277.00 -2271.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 122.91 122.63 184.16 70.21 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -3.02 0.83 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 863.00 862.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 74.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 16.00 18.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 6930.00 7261.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 12.60 11.20 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Nfib Business Optimism Index

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index is a composite of ten seasonally adjusted components calculated based on the answers of around 620 NFIB members. This questions include: plans to increase employment, plans to make capital outlays, plans to increase inventories, expect economy to improve, expect real sales higher, current inventory, current job openings, expected credit conditions, now a good time to expand, and earnings trend. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
107.80 104.80 107.80 80.10 1975 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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