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US consumer credit in December grew by the most in nearly a year due to a increase in credit card usage, a potentially positive sign for the economy.
Kevin Corrigan, head of credit at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, says that although default risks are low on corporate debt, high-yield is seeing the lowest yields ever.
Chris Watling, CEO at Longview Economics, says credit expansion in Europe could start this year as the region is now in a "clear recovery phase."
Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, says that while 2013 was one of the worst years for emerging countries' credit markets, they will prove more "resilient" in 2014.
The failure in the U.S. to adopt tighter credit card payment standards makes purchases more vulnerable to hackers, said the CEO of a leading smart card maker.
Americans increased their borrowing in November, led by continued gains in auto and student loans.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, comments on Ireland's first successful bond auction since its bailout exit, and what it implies for other peripheral European countries.
Three weeks after accounts of Target shoppers were hacked, customers of smaller banks are beginning to feel repercussions.
Sure, the holidays are fun, but they are also a time of personal finance peril. Here is the cost of a poor credit rating, and how you can fix it.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, explains why credit investors "don't care about tapering."
Discussing the real estate market and Janet Yellen, with Joe Fallon, The Fallon Company CEO and president, and Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation CEO & chairman. Peebles says the real challenge is getting credit for first time home buyers.
Financial literacy among teens is low, despite persistent efforts to improve matters. But what teachers say teens don't know may surprise you.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, does not see Indonesia's credit growth leading to a crisis, but says the issue is much greater in Thailand, South Korea and Malaysia.
Ashish Shah, head of global credit at AllianceBernstein, and Yogi Dewan, founder of Hassium Asset Management, discuss the pros and cons of investing in the European high yield market.
Fitch Ratings put the US government's AAA credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday
PK Basu, Chief Strategist, REAL-Economics says China needs to slow down and rein in credit.
Christopher Nicholson, director at ORACA Independent Equity Research, says that Telefonica, the only serious bidder for Telecom Italia, would prefer if the group's South American assets were sold.
Bonnie Baha, DoubleLine Capital, and Thomas Lee, JPMorgan, discuss how a government shutdown will likely impact the equity and credit markets.
Since S&P eased its standards last year, its market share has risen to 69 percent from the 18 percent it had in the first years after 2008's crisis.
Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Banking Group, talks about the impact of the U.K.'s forward guidance on the credit market which remains "very skeptical" of its effectiveness.