Marketplace for Wednesday, December 4, 2013
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Now that regulators are close to deciding on the Volcker Rule, conventional wisdom has shifted from "it will be so weak as to be useless" to "it will be tougher than expected." But what is the rule? Also, the credit rating agency Experian says Americans are taking out bigger car loans and are taking longer to pay them back. We look at what’s behind the return of easy automotive credit, and whether we’re again on the slippery slope of subprime lending. Finally, Newsweek is to be revived, in print.
Posted In: Charity, fraud
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Posted In: subprime, car loans, mortgage
The credit rating agency Experian says Americans are taking out bigger car loans and are taking longer to pay them back.