Small-Business Owners: 2.4 Years For Recovery

Survey looks at opinions from November 17th to 23rd.


An SMB Insights survey of 1,700 owners of businesses with one to 499 employees finds that on average, they think it is going to take 2.4 years for the U.S. economy to recover.

Other highlights:

  • Thirty-seven percent expect their business prospects will worsen.
  • Forty-five percent are very concerned with energy prices, down from 77 percent in June.
  • Sixty-two percent blame subprime lenders and bankers for the economic crisis.
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    small business

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