For the first time since CNBC and SurveyMonkey began tracking small-business confidence a year ago, a majority of small-business owners say conditions look good.
Small-business owners in retail are the most likely to have Facebook pages and spend money on Facebook ads. And they plan to continue, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey.
The outlook on Main Street is more positive after a full year under President Trump, according to the full four quarters of data from CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey now in.
Americans want to see tax cuts turn into a pay raise, but on Main Street most small-business owners don't plan to increase employee wages.
Detroit wants the new Amazon headquarters more than any other city, and its residents are also the most willing to work for Jeff Bezos.
The business world wants to see tax reform become law, but business-owner talk about tax cuts is shaded by political bias.
President Trump signed an order helping businesses avoid Obamacare, but among women entrepreneurs his health-care policy is a loser.
The end of DACA could hurt the US economy. Experts say the loss of DACA workers would reduce GDP by $433 billion over the next 10 years.