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OilPrice.com Market Summary for 09/20/2010 to 09/24/2010Oil
FOMC Statement Commentary - Move along not much to see here
Outstanding Loans in US Commercial Banks Jump by $420 Billion in One Week
I thought I was seeing things yesterday.
The Federal Reserve released its weekly numbers on U.S. bank lending. And it looked like there had been some kind of mistake.
Outstanding loans and leases at U.S. commercial banks jumped by a staggering $420 billion in the week ended March 31. An unprecedented leap.
Inflation and Supply Begin to Overwhelm U.S. Debt Market
Critical Indicator Signals America’s Economic Fortunes May be Changing
Something unusual happened the last few weeks.
Bank lending in the U.S. didn't fall significantly.
Since the onset of the financial crisis, outstanding loans at U.S. commercial banks have been in a freefall. Over $600 billion in loans have been repaid or defaulted on. Representing an 8% contraction in credit.
US Bank Loans & Credit Chart
Is the U.S. Dollar the Contrarian Trade of the Decade
OilPrice.com Oil Market Summary for 03/15/2010 to 03/19/2010
Oil Market Summary for 03/15/2010 to 03/19/2010
Crude oil futures kept falling back from highs even though speculative funds increased their bets that prices are headed higher. The benchmark West Texas Intermediate contract ended the week at $80.68 a barrel, after nearing $83 earlier in the week, compared to $81.24 a week ago.
How You Can Protect and Profit from the Fed’s Move
Recently, the Federal Reserve raised the discount rate after nearly 14 months from 0.5% to 0.75%. This article explains if more rate hikes in store and what this rate hike means for stock, bond, commodity, and cash investments. Read Federal Reserve Discount Rate and Your Investment Decisions .