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


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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.