U.S. NFIB August Small Business Jobs: Summary

Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. small business plan-to-hire category increased in August, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.

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                             Aug.   July   June    May  April  March  6-mo.
                             2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   Avg.
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Plan to Hire                  16%     9%     7%     5%     6%     0%     7%
Positions not able to fill    16%    20%    19%    19%    18%    18%    18%
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NOTE: All figures are seasonally adjusted. The survey size was 759 firms.

SOURCE: National Federation of Independent Business

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