Tuesday 07th December 2021,
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Optimism

Uncertainty Grips Markets as Optimism Wanes

Uncertainty Grips Markets as Optimism Wanes

Amid the prolonged and painful pandemic, risks to global financial stability have remained contained—so far. But with economic optimism fading, and with financial vulnerabilities intensifying, this is a time for careful policy calibration. To an unprecedented degree, the world’s central banks, finance ministries, and international financial institutions have asserted—for a year and a half—policy support for [...]

November 22, 2021 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Uncertainty Grips Markets as Optimism Wanes

U.S. Small-Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980

U.S. Small-Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980

Optimism among America’s small businesses soared in December by the most since 1980 as expectations about the economy’s prospects improved dramatically in the aftermath of the presidential election. The National Federation of Independent Business’s index jumped 7.4 points last month to 105.8, the highest since the end of 2004, from 98.4. While seven of the 10 [...]

January 10, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on U.S. Small-Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980