Sentiment – NFIB Small Business Optimism Index

Sentiment – NFIB Small Business Optimism Index High interest rates and inflation have dampened small businesses’ optimism. However, the anticipation of rate cuts and economic improvements may boost sentiment going forward. Image: BofA Global Research

NFIB Small Business Confidence Index

NFIB Small Business Confidence Index The NFIB Small Business Confidence Index dropped to 89.9, a level associated with recessionary economies. This decline is worrying, as it shows that small business owners are less optimistic about their business and the economy. Image: Real Investment Advice

U.S. Real Business Investment

U.S. Real Business Investment While some companies have demonstrated high levels of capital expenditure in the United States, the overall trend remains modest since the 2020 recession. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Business Cycle – Cross-Asset Cycle Indicator

U.S. Business Cycle – Cross-Asset Cycle Indicator The Morgan Stanley’s U.S. cycle indicator has moved into the downturn phase. Should investors favor fixed income over equities? Image: Morgan Stanley Research

NFIB Small Business Sentiment

NFIB Small Business Sentiment U.S. small business sentiment is a recessionary warning. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy