Oliver Wyman

Turkey production grows by 2 percent in 2012 compared with 2011

Posted on Nov 26 2012 by

Six states are the top producers of turkeys: Minnesota at 46 million, North Carolina at 36 million, Arkansas at 29 million, Missouri at 17.5 million, Virginia at 17 million and Indiana at 16.5 million. This accounts for nearly two-thirds of turkeys produced in the United States as of September 2012. The average wholesale price for […]


HELOC delinquency rate falls below 1 percent

Posted on Oct 26 2012 by

During Q2 of 2012, home equity line of credit (HELOC) delinquency rates were the lowest in recent years. The delinquency rate fell below 1 percent for all performance categories: 30 to 59 days past due (DPD) fell to 0.88 percent; 60 to 89 DPD was at 0.42 percent and 90 to 180 DPD was at […]


Mortgage delinquency rate lowest in a decade?

Posted on May 10 2012 by

A vintage analysis comparing 60 or more days past due (DPD) delinquency performance at the one-year mark for mortgages originated between 2002 and 2010 shows that 2010 outperformed previous years, with a delinquency rate of 0.37 percent. The worst- performing vintage was 2006, with a 60 or more DPD delinquency rate of 3.84 percent – […]


Super-prime credit tier shows significant increase in mortgage origination volume

Posted on Mar 19 2012 by

In Q3 2011, $143 billion – or nearly 44 percent of the $327 billion in new mortgage originations – was generated by VantageScore® A tier consumers. This represents an increase of 35 percent for VantageScore A tier consumers when compared with originations for the quarter before ($106 billion, or 39 percent of total originations). Watch […]


Are consumers paying their retail cards on time?

Posted on Mar 12 2012 by

While retail card utilization rates decreased slightly in Q3 2011, retail card delinquency rates increased for all performance bands (30-59, 60-89 and 90-180 days past due) in Q3 2011 after reaching multiyear lows the previous quarter. Listen to our recent Webinar on consumer credit trends and retail spending. Source: Experian-Oliver Wyman Market Intelligence Reports