Trading barbs

Trading barbs

Business owners upbeat about prospects despite U.S.–China tariff dispute

Optimism holds steady

Continued confidence

Top 3 threats to financial well-being

Trade war seen as negative

Plans for investing in business

How does the tariff dispute affect your business?

About the survey

UBS Wealth Management Americas has been tracking business owner sentiment on a quarterly basis since Q4 2016. For the most recent report, we surveyed 286 business owners from April 13 – 15, 2018. Business owners have at least $250k in annual revenue and at least one employee besides themselves.