Silver lining

Business owners are less optimistic, but still expect growth

Economic outlook is down…

…but business outlook remains strong

Business owners plan to grow over the next 12 months…

…unless the trade war situation escalates

Where Washington should focus in 2019

Infrastructure is critical

Interest rates: Most business owners stand with the Fed

Trade war: Lower prices seen as increasingly important

How could these trends impact your business?

About the survey

UBS surveyed 311 business owners with at least $250k in annual revenue and at least one employee (other than themselves) from January 2 - 4, 2019. For more insights, visit