Federal Reserve System (Fed) Consumer Credit m/m

Country:
United States
USD, US dollar
Sector:
Consumer
Low $27.58 B $1.96 B
$0.09 B
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
$1.58 B
$27.58 B
Next release Actual Forecast
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Fed Consumer Credit shows monthly changes in outstanding credit extended to individuals. The report reflects credits for household, family and other personal expenditures. However, it does not include loans secured by real estate.

US consumer credit comprises two types: revolving (such as prearranged overdraft and credit cards, which make up most of revolving credit) and nonrevolving (closed-end credit with a prearranged payment schedule). Motor vehicle and education loans comprise the majority of nonrevolving credit.

The indicator is based on data from banks, financial companies, retailers and credit unions. A percentage change for a selected period is calculated as the previous period credit level divided by the actual value.

The index is used to evaluate potential retail sales and shows a change in interest rates. The index growth indicates an increase in consumer spending which, in turn, suggests potential inflation growth and a higher activity in the financial and credit sector of the national economy. However, the excessive increase of the household debt may indicate the economic overheating.

Generally, growth in consumer credit affects US dollar quotes positively.

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actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "Federal Reserve System (Fed) Consumer Credit m/m" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Feb 2021
$27.58 B
$1.96 B
$0.09 B
Jan 2021
$-1.31 B
$-0.13 B
$8.79 B
Dec 2020
$9.73 B
$0.62 B
$13.93 B
Nov 2020
$15.27 B
$-7.52 B
$4.54 B
Oct 2020
$7.23 B
$-7.87 B
$15.03 B
Sep 2020
$16.21 B
$-6.21 B
$-6.93 B
Aug 2020
$-7.22 B
$-14.07 B
$14.67 B
Jul 2020
$12.25 B
$-17.50 B
$11.39 B
Jun 2020
$8.95 B
$-8.00 B
$-14.38 B
May 2020
$-18.28 B
$13.90 B
$-70.19 B
Apr 2020
$-68.78 B
$16.10 B
$-6.83 B
Mar 2020
$-12.04 B
$17.00 B
$19.92 B
Feb 2020
$22.33 B
$16.90 B
$12.06 B
Jan 2020
$12.02 B
$17.20 B
$20.25 B
Dec 2019
$22.06 B
$17.10 B
$11.81 B
Nov 2019
$12.51 B
$17.20 B
$18.98 B
Oct 2019
$18.91 B
$17.20 B
$9.58 B
Sep 2019
$9.51 B
$17.30 B
$17.84 B
Aug 2019
$17.90 B
$17.10 B
$23.05 B
Jul 2019
$23.29 B
$16.70 B
$13.78 B
Jun 2019
$14.60 B
$16.70 B
$17.79 B
May 2019
$17.09 B
$16.80 B
$17.46 B
Apr 2019
$17.50 B
$16.90 B
$11.03 B
Mar 2019
$10.28 B
$17.20 B
$15.45 B
Feb 2019
$15.19 B
$17.10 B
$17.72 B
Jan 2019
$17.05 B
$17.20 B
$15.36 B
Dec 2018
$16.55 B
$17.20 B
$22.41 B
Nov 2018
$22.15 B
$16.90 B
$24.98 B
Oct 2018
$25.38 B
$16.60 B
$11.57 B
Sep 2018
$10.92 B
$16.80 B
$22.88 B
Aug 2018
$20.08 B
$16.60 B
$16.60 B
Jul 2018
$16.64 B
$16.60 B
$8.46 B
Jun 2018
$10.21 B
$16.60 B
$24.26 B
May 2018
$24.56 B
$16.50 B
$10.27 B
Apr 2018
$9.26 B
$17.10 B
$12.28 B
Mar 2018
$11.62 B
$17.30 B
$13.64 B
Feb 2018
$10.60 B
$17.60 B
$15.59 B
Jan 2018
$13.91 B
$17.70 B
$19.21 B
Dec 2017
$18.45 B
$17.60 B
$31.02 B
Nov 2017
$27.95 B
$17.30 B
$20.53 B
Oct 2017
$20.52 B
$17.30 B
$19.21 B
Sep 2017
$20.83 B
$17.40 B
$13.14 B
Aug 2017
$13.06 B
$17.70 B
$17.72 B
Jul 2017
$18.50 B
$17.80 B
$11.83 B
Jun 2017
$12.40 B
$18.10 B
$18.28 B
May 2017
$18.41 B
$18.50 B
$12.93 B
Apr 2017
$8.20 B
$19.00 B
$19.54 B
Mar 2017
$16.43 B
$18.80 B
$13.75 B
Feb 2017
$15.21 B
$10.86 B
Jan 2017
$8.79 B
$14.76 B

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