Stories tagged: borrowing
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Consumer borrowing slowed in June to the smallest increase in three months as a jump in auto loans and student loans was offset by a big drop in borrowing on …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …