Overall U.S. business health strengthened by 7.6% year-over-year
Payment delinquency down by 23.3%; credit card delinquency down 6.7%
Increase in economic health driven largely by a 12.5% jump in business viability and a 9% decline in overall business loss
“While we see incremental improvements across the board in the U.S. economy, the pace of the expansion is likely to remain subdued due to hesitant increases in business investment,” said
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|Small Business Health Index||Sharp increases in on-time bill payments helped boost the small business sector during the reporting period.|
An estimated 244,000 new non-farm jobs were added to U.S. payrolls
Overall U.S. business health strengthened by 7.6% year-over-year in
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This forward-looking perspective on the U.S. economy offers insights and monthly data using three macro indicators: (i) the D&B Small Business Health Index, (ii) the D&B U.S. Jobs Health Indicator; and (iii) the D&B U.S. Business Health Index. The index also leverages three D&B advanced analytic products (D&B’s Viability Score™, D&B Delinquency Predictor™, and D&B Total Loss Predictor™). D&B publishes its monthly U.S. Economic Health Tracker on the first Tuesday morning of most months and reporting periods reflect the most recent and complete month.
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