Small Business Optimism Spikes To Highest Since 1983, There's Just One Thing...

The NFIB Small Business Optimism survey hit this morning and it surged to near record highs...

 

With Small Businesses having never been so excited to hire people ever...

Construction, manufacturing and professional services registered notable increases in planned hiring. The figures indicate the recent solid pace of job growth will be sustained and help extend the economic expansion.

And, of course, President Trump was over the moon...

Which leaves us wonder, if everything's so awesome, why are only a net 17% of firms expecting compensation to grow in the next year...