The State Of Small Business

August 14, 2011

A rollercoaster week on Wall Street has small business owners on edge about the future of the economy. The political fight over the debt ceiling plus a lack of consumer spending caused the NFIB's small business optimism index to drop for the month of July. William Dunkelberg, chief economist for the NFIB; Nina Kaufman, the founder of; and venture attorney Jennifer Hill with Gunderson Dettmer talk about the unsettling feelings facing many entrepreneurs.