A year-end economic report by the National Small Business Association indicates a more positive economic outlook for small businesses in the U.S.

While two-thirds of small-business owners continue to expect a flat economy in the year ahead, the number who anticipate a recession was more than cut in half at 14 percent, down from 30 percent six months ago. In addition, the number of small businesseses predicting economic expansion in the coming year nearly doubled from 12 percent to 20 percent in six months.

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