US Credit Card Debt Surpasses Financial Crisis Record, As Student And Auto Loans Hit New All Time High, by Tyler Burden

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US consumer revolving debt (credit card debt) just hit a new all-time high. When it comes to debt, nobody beats the USA. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

Who would have expected that today’s otherwise boring monthly consumer credit report would be the day’s most exciting event. Well, moments ago the monthly update from the Federal Reserve confirmed that as of the end of June, total revolving (i.e. credit card) credit rose to $1,021.7 billion, an increase of $4.1 billion on the month, and a new all time high, taking out the previous record high set during the summer of 2008.

Coupled with the monthly $8.3 billion increase in non-revolving credit, which also rose to an all time high of $2,834.1 billion…

… means that total consumer credit in June increased by $12.4 billion, slightly less than the $13.9 billion expected and modestly less than the $18.4 billion increase in May…

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