Business Pulse Q4 2019

Live Oak BusinessPulse November, 2019

Q4 highlights include:

  • Confidence. Increased hiring and strong profit expectations indicate business owners’ confidence in their own businesses.
  • Cautious Optimism. Curtailed borrowing and increasing cash reserves signal business owners are safeguarding for an uncertain economy.
  • Outlook. Signs indicate that the economy is in for more of a slow glide down than a cliff.

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Our Take on the Quarter
Live Oak President Huntley Garriott and Chief Credit Officer Steve Smits discuss the top highlights from the quarter and provide commentary on how they impact small businesses.