If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.


Small Business Economic Confidence Rebounds in January

Poll Shows Health Care Cost Crisis for Small Businesses

Monday, January 29, 2007

Small business confidence in the American economy rebounded in January as owners reported substantially fewer cash flow issues in surveys conducted for this month’s Discover® Small Business Watch (SM). At 114.3, the Discover confidence measure returned to the level reported in November (114.6) and is nearly five points higher than December’s 109.7.


Become a member and get full access to all articles and polls starting at $4.95/month.

Rasmussen Reports is a media company specializing in the collection, publication and distribution of public opinion information.

We conduct public opinion polls on a variety of topics to inform our audience on events in the news and other topics of interest. To ensure editorial control and independence, we pay for the polls ourselves and generate revenue through the sale of subscriptions, sponsorships, and advertising. Nightly polling on politics, business and lifestyle topics provides the content to update the Rasmussen Reports web site many times each day. If it's in the news, it's in our polls. Additionally, the data drives a daily update newsletter and various media outlets across the country.

Some information, including the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll and commentaries are available for free to the general public. Subscriptions are available for $4.95 a month or 34.95 a year that provide subscribers with exclusive access to more than 20 stories per week on upcoming elections, consumer confidence, and issues that affect us all. For those who are really into the numbers, Platinum Members can review demographic crosstabs and a full history of our data.

To learn more about our methodology, click here.