Six Charts To Summarize The NY Fed's Un-Deleveraging Report
November 27, 2012 - 8:42pm
The NY Fed's quarterly smorgasbord of everything debt-related to the good old American household has little fresh and exciting from the top-down as the nation in aggregate (according to the data) continues to delever - though ever so slightly this time (-0.7% to $11.31tn of total consumer indebtedness) driven mostly by a drop in mortgage indebtnedness (defaults?). However, bottom-up things are a little more interesting; aside from the aforementioned Student Loan debt bubble going 'pop', the glorious states of California, Nevada, New Jersey, and New York each have a little something special for us to focus on as our nation (rightly so) slides uncomfortably down the deleveraging path and along with average collections at record highs, surging auto loans, and jumps in Nevada's new foreclosures, there's a little here for everyone. As Keynesian Yoda might have said, "Deleveraging is the path...
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