The BusinessPulse, powered by Barlow Research Associates, Inc., provides detailed analysis and reporting on small business sentiment including economic position, economic confidence, and credit outlook for small and middle market companies. Barlow Research surveys more than 2,800 companies annually across the U.S. to gather current viewpoints and draws on 10 years of data to provide in-depth research on economic trends to the commercial banking sector.

Our Take on the Quarter

Live Oak President Huntley Garriott and Chief Credit Officer Steve Smits discuss this quarter’s findings, including the increased confidence of small business owners, PPP’s impact on business banking relationships and small business owners’ delayed succession plans.

Pulse Archive

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