Small-business

Small-business credit conditions stable in Q1...

Posted on Jun 02 2016 by
A recent study shows that small-business credit conditions remained relatively...

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Self-regulatory program for nonbank small-business lenders...

Posted on Nov 12 2015 by
The Responsible Business Lending Coalition, a group of nonbank small-business...

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Small-business start-ups decline...

Posted on Jun 26 2015 by
While an influx of small businesses opened during the height of the recession, a recent Experian study found that between 2010 and 2014, small-business start-ups decreased by nearly 45%. As companies matured and the economy...

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Declining balances and rising delinquencies cause setback in...

Posted on May 15 2014 by
Following a full year of steady improvement, small-business credit conditions stumbled during the first quarter of 2014. Credit balances receded slightly from the end of 2013 and the delinquency rate ticked higher to 9.8 percent...

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Credit index improves for fourth consecutive quarter...

Posted on Feb 21 2014 by
Small-business credit conditions wrapped up the year by showing continued improvement for the fourth consecutive quarter. The Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index advanced to 117 in Q4 2013 from 115.8 in Q3...

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Small-business credit quality continues to improve...

Posted on Nov 17 2013 by
The credit appetite for small businesses is strong and growing. Total outstanding balances have risen at their fastest rate in two years, and delinquency rates have fallen at a consistent pace. Only 10 percent of outstanding...

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Small-business credit index reaches highest point on record...

Posted on Sep 08 2013 by
Small-business credit conditions strengthened in Q2 2013, lifting the Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index 2.8 points to 111.7 - the highest level since it began tracking. Consumer spending growth was modest,...

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Credit quality improves markedly in the first quarter...

Posted on Jul 07 2013 by
Small-business credit conditions improved in Q1 2013, reversing much of the deterioration seen during Q4 2012. The Q1 rise was fueled primarily by falling delinquency rates in every segment compared with a year earlier. The total...

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