“…Americans are smart enough to know a better economy when they see one.”
Confidence Is High
The Wall Street Journal
August 14, 2018
One of the more remarkable media campaigns of recent times is the current attempt to persuade Americans that the economy is worse than it seems.
Apparently Americans are believing their own eyes.
The National Federation of Independent Business reported Tuesday that its small business optimism index climbed in July to the second highest level in its 45-year history. At 107.9, the index is within 0.1 point of its July 1983 record. The July survey also set new highs for owners reporting current job openings or plans to create jobs.