Suppressed money velocity and recent strength in C&I loans

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The release of February’s commercial and industrial loan data ensued a lot of excitement.  ‘Finally!’ was the typical reaction.  The $36bn increase (to $1.67tn) was the largest month-over-month rise since October 2008.  March data just came out, and we learn … Continued

An ‘escape velocity’ that keeps escaping

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Are we there yet?  Have we yet reached the escape velocity?  You know the 6.96 miles-per-second speed needed to break free from the gravitational pull of the earth.  I am of course figuratively referring to the prevalent expectations that the … Continued

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