BofA: 64% of Small Business Owners Still Recovering from Great Recession

Seven years after the “Great Recession,” two-thirds (64%) of small business owners report their businesses are still in the process of recovering, according to Bank of America’s spring 2015 Small Business Owner Report.

Survey: Small Business Owners Most Optimistic Since 2008

According to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, small business owners are the most optimistic they have been in more than six years, and
business owners are feeling the most upbeat about the year ahead since the start of the Great Recession.

Wells Fargo Adds Bankers, Launches New Credit Products

Wells Fargo announced it is hiring more bankers to serve small businesses through its banking stores and has introduced two new secured credit products for business owners.

Survey: Small Business Performance on Track, Hiring Stalls

A TD Bank survey found that more than half of small business owners feel their business is performing at expected levels so far in 2013. However, the hiring outlook is not so optimistic.

Small Business Index: Business Owners More Optimistic in 2013

The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index showed that business owners are more optimistic as 2013 begins. The latest Index improved 20 points to positive 9 in January 2013, up from negative 11 in November 2012.