With the new consumer credit data now added to FRED, we can see the return of consumer credit as per capita revolving credit is growing again after a massive crash. It's noteworthy that we did have an uptick earlier that was then cut short, perhaps by Europe worries or perhaps by the debt ceiling. Stuff happens.
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