The Return Of Consumer Credit

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Jan. 9 2012 6:24 PM

The Return Of Consumer Credit

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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.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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