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Discover ® Small Business Watch: Small Business Economic Confidence Remains Strong

Half of Business Owners Still Rank U.S. Economy as Excellent or Good

In spite of mixed messages from other segments of the economy, economic confidence among small business owners increased in March, driven in part by improved cash flow and rising confidence among consumer-focused merchants, according to surveys conducted for this month’s Discover® Small Business Watch (SM). At 117.7, the Watch rose slightly more than four points over February’s mark of 113.4.

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