By Kate Rogers and Eric Rosenbaum
May 8, 2019
Small business confidence ticked up and remains at a high level, according to the latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey for the second quarter. The CNBC|Survey Monkey Small Business Confidence Index reading of 59 (up from 58 in the first quarter 2019) indicates that small business owners are optimistic about the direction of their business over the next 12 months.
“Businesses are feeling pretty good, the economy is doing well, and confidence is still at high levels,” said Todd McCracken, president and CEO of the National Small Business Association.