New unemployment claims slow amid debate over extending enhanced benefits
However, Michelline Dufort, director of the Center for Family Enterprise at the University of New Hampshire—who held a conference call with dozens of CEOs Wednesday—said not all business owners are eager to see more assistance from the government before they know what their true needs are.
“I would say the general sentiment is to see how we do before we pump more stimulus into the market,” Dufort said. “One thing on everyone’s mind is, of course, the possibility of a rebound of COVID. Generally, it would make more sense to wait and see if indeed that occurs, and hope for the continued flattening.”