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U.S. Small Business Optimism Slides to Almost Two-Year Low

  • NFIB’s index declines for a third month on inflation concerns
  • Gauge of outlook for business conditions drops to record low
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Sentiment among U.S. small businesses slid for a third month in March to the one of the lowest levels of the pandemic as soaring cost pressures induced the worst economic outlook on record.