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Small Businesses Upbeat on Economy

Discover® Small Business Watch (SM) Reveals Cautious Optimism Among Small Business Owners

The Discover® Small Business Watch (SM) rose to 107.7 in September as small business owners expressed increased confidence in the U.S. economy. The advance from last month’s inaugural baseline Watch of 100.0 reflects higher ratings for the U.S. economy, an improved outlook for business over the next six months, and a drop in the number of owners who say economic conditions in the country are getting worse.

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