The economic confidence of small business owners continues to slide, according to a newly released survey.

In April, 24 percent of owners said conditions were looking up, down from 45 percent at this time last year and hitting the lowest reading since Discover Business Card’s Small Business Watch survey began in August 2006. Overall, the Discover Small Business Watch declined to 76.1 in April, down from 77.8 in March.

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