Posted by: John Tozzi - Business Week
Confidence among America’s smallest business owners fell to the lowest level since February, according to the latest Discover-Small Business Watch. The survey, conducted by Rasmussen Reports, polls a random sample of 750 business owners with five or fewer employees on six core questions each month. Together businesses of this size make up 22 million of the nation’s roughly 26.6 million firms.
The survey asks small business owners questions about how they feel about the economy, and questions specific to their businesses, like whether they plan to hire or lay off workers. I picked out three business-specific questions and charted them below.
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