Hot tweet from Conor Sen shows that according to the National Federation of Independent Business survey, businesses are in hiring mode:
My view is that this kind of data is of secondary importance relative to basic stuff about payroll employment, wages, and hours worked. But it does add some value and paint a somewhat rosier picture than the last two jobs reports.
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