Small business optimism fell in June from its one-year high as an uncertain recovery continues to unfold.
The National Federation of Independent Business said on Tuesday its Small Business Optimism Index decreased 0.9 point to 93.5 last month, changing course from two straight months of growth.
Six of the index's 10 components fell and two were unchanged. Only job creation plans and the six-month outlook advanced.
This mirrors economists' predictions that the economy will pick up momentum in the second half of this year after a lackluster start.
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