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The NFIB Small Business Optimism index decreased by 0.9 of a point in September to a seasonally adjusted level of 107.9. NFIB President, Juanita Duggan said that “this is the longest streak of small business optimism in history, evidence that the tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks are paying off for the economy as a whole.” Juanita continued, “Members say that business is booming and prospects continue to look bright.” Despite the slowdown, the September reading is the third highest on record. The biggest problem for the businesses was finding quality labor. Read more from Ryan Nauman's Weekly Recap and subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox each week!