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Small-business credit conditions stable in Q1...

A recent study shows that small-business credit conditions remained relatively unchanged in Q1 2016, as delinquency and bankruptcy rates held steady at low levels....

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

The Responsible Business Lending Coalition, a group of nonbank small-business lenders, recently announced a regulatory program designed to bring greater clarity to the industry’s...

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Small-business start-ups decline...

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...

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Declining balances and rising delinquencies cause setb...

Following a full year of steady improvement, small-business credit conditions stumbled during the first quarter of...

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Credit index improves for fourth consecutive quarter...

Small-business credit conditions wrapped up the year by showing continued improvement for the fourth consecutive quarter....

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Small-business credit quality continues to improve...

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 small-business credit balances were past-due in Q3 — the lowest level of delinquency...

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

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, but steady and consumer confidence is at multiyear highs. This is a reassuring signal that consumer spending...

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Credit quality improves markedly in the first quarter...

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 share of delinquent dollars was 11.2 percent for Q1 2013 - 1.4 percentage...

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