Stories tagged: borrowing
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 5 p.m.
U.S. consumer borrowing rose at a slightly faster pace in January as borrowing on credit cards rebounded after a slowdown in December.
Wed., March 7, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
American consumers increased their borrowing at a slower pace in January, as the category that covers credit cards recorded the smallest increase in three years.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 7 p.m.
A new analysis of government data by the Consumer Federation of America found that the number of Americans in default on their student loans jumped by nearly 17 percent last …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
With traders pricing in near certainty that U.S. borrowing costs will rise next month, silver investors are heading for the exit.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
American consumers boosted their borrowing in September, a potential sign that recent job growth and wage gains have left them slightly more comfortable with holding debt.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
U.S. consumers sharply increased use of their credit cards in March, pushing up total borrowing at the fastest pace in more than a decade.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
U.S. consumers borrowed at a modest pace in February for the second month in a row, evidence of ongoing caution that has kept a lid on spending this year.
Thu., Dec. 11, 2008, 11:07 a.m.
WASHINGTON — U.S. households, hit by declining home values and stock market losses, have cut back on their debt levels for the first time on record as loans remain scarce …