​Business Optimism Remains Elevated

The lack of federal legislative progress has generated some uncertainty among mid-sized companies; however, they are remaining upbeat.

  • 50% of middle market firms expect the national economy to improve in the next six months
  • 34% of survey respondents plan to increase hiring
  • 31% expect to increase capex, while 45% expect to increase sales

Read the Q3 2017 Economic Outlook Survey Results report  for additional detail and insight.

 

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