Who Are Commercial Banks Lending To? (Video)

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Includes: FAS, FAZ, FINU, FINZ, FNCL, FXO, IYF, IYG, RWW, RYF, SEF, UYG, VFH, XLF
by: Jeremy LaKosh

Summary

The Federal Reserve tracks commercial bank lending to consumers, businesses, the government, and real estate.

Real estate loans are finally gaining steam after several years of no growth.

The composition of commercial bank loans can help us detect the weakness in the economy.

In today's video, I discuss who commercial banks are lending to and what trends have developed since the financial crisis.

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