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News Stories (12 Results) - Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index

Small business owners indicated declining optimism in the latest quarterly Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, with an overall Index score of 106. That marks the seventh consecutive quarter in which the score has topped 100, although it is 23... Read Story
February 08, 2019, 07:05 AM


Optimism among small business owners jumped significantly in the latest quarterly Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, with an overall Index score of 129. That is 11 points higher than last quarter’s score of 118 and the highest in the survey’s... Read Story
December 05, 2018, 07:12 AM


Small business optimism is at an all-time high in the latest quarterly Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted July 11-18.The survey had an overall index score of 118, 12 percentage points higher than last quarter and the highest level in... Read Story
August 08, 2018, 07:00 AM


Small business owners entered the new year feeling the most optimistic since early 2007, according to findings from the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index conducted January 3–9. In the latest quarterly survey of small business optimism... Read Story
January 26, 2018, 07:30 AM


Following the largest increase in a decade, small business optimism held steady in the fourth quarter, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted October 2–6. In the quarterly survey, which measures the optimism of... Read Story
November 06, 2017, 07:09 AM


Small business optimism continues to climb in the third quarter as business owners said they are the most optimistic in more than a decade, according to findings from the Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted July 10–14. In the quarterly... Read Story
August 03, 2017, 07:10 AM


Small business owners are the most optimistic they have been since January 2008, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted Nov. 11-17. In the quarterly small business survey, which measures the optimism of small... Read Story
December 09, 2016, 07:15 AM


Small business owners expressed a level of optimism not seen in a year in the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted January 11-15, as the Index’s overall score rose to 67, a 13-point gain from November’s survey. The quarterly... Read Story
February 16, 2016, 07:17 AM


In a recent national survey, only 33 percent of business owners said they have a formal business plan, yet those with a plan also have significantly higher expectations for the year ahead than those without. These results were among survey findings... Read Story
April 30, 2015, 07:16 AM


According to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, more small business owners say their company’s current financial situation is good, yet their outlook for the next year has not changed significantly. In a quarterly small business... Read Story
August 07, 2014, 07:00 AM


The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index remained mostly unchanged over the past several months, and is currently at a positive 24 (+24), compared with the third quarter Index score of positive 25 (+25). While it’s the second highest score in the... Read Story
November 26, 2013, 06:58 AM


Small business owners are finding it less difficult to obtain credit, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey (conducted April 2-6, 2012). Since the last survey in January, the number of small business owners who found... Read Story
May 01, 2012, 07:00 AM