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Florida small business owner confidence at highest level since 2009

PNC released new data Thursday showing that Florida small business owners are the most confident they have been since 2009. | [Times File Photo]
Published May 3, 2017

Florida small business owners are confident about the next six months — the most confident they've been since 2009. A survey released by PNC Thursday found that 61 percent are optimistic that there will be an upcoming increase in their sales, while 94 percent felt positive about how their company would fare over the coming six months.

"The overall findings from our biannual survey confirm that the fundamentals are solid for the U.S. economy," Mekael Teshome, PNC economist, said in a statement.

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