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Bank Lending Standards

Almost everyone I know has been turned down for a loan over the past year. This Federal Reserve study which says most banks are not tightening lending standards seems counter-intuitive to me. I used to have over $100,000 in credit … Continue reading

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Small Businesses Feel Credit Squeeze

The Federal Reserve predicts that lending will remain tight for at least another year. Frankly, there is no relief in sight. The debt-securitization markets are barely moving. There’s fundamentally a lack of trust in the economy and the banks. Small … Continue reading

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Despite Trillions Of Dollars Of Interventions, The Debt Market Remains Paralyzed

It’s impossible to get a loan from a bank these days unless you have a credit score north of 700 and a lot of documentable income. Until people are ready to buy bonds backed by real estate, by homes and … Continue reading

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