US consumer credit for April $17.497 billion versus $13 billion estimate

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US consumer credit up $18.4 billion in May, most in 6 months. News. AP Economics Writer.. In addition, April’s gain of $8.2 billion, the weakest increase in nearly six years, was revised up to. US consumer borrowing up $20.5 billion in October. the $13.2 billion rise in September but still a solid performance.

US revenue of grain was also positive, up 21% mostly from exports. On crude, we moved on average 150,000 barrels a day in April, 180,000 barrels a day in May, and 200,000 barrels a day in June. We.

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Consumer Debt Statistics, Causes and Impact. There are two types of consumer debt: credit cards (revolving) and fixed-payment loans (non-revolving).. banks tightened credit standards. By April 2011, credit card debt had fallen to a low of $839.6 billion.

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Consumer spending was at a rate of $14.24 trillion as of the first quarter of 2019.The Bureau of economic analysis reports consumer spending at an annualized rate.That’s so it can compare it to gross domestic product, which was .060 trillion. consumer spending made up 68% of the U.S. economy.

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans increased their borrowing in May at the fastest pace in a year and a half, boosted by a big increase in credit card borrowing. Consumer debt rose $24.5 billion in May after an increase of $10 billion in April, the federal reserve reported monday. It was the biggest monthly increase since a rise of $24.8 billion in November 2016.

Outstanding consumer credit, a measure of non-real estate debt, rose by $8.20 billion in April from the prior month, growing at a 2.58% seasonally adjusted annual rate.