Dec 12, 2011

Marketplace Index for Monday, December 12, 2011

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The Federal Reserve is reporting that between July to September this year, bank credit lending was up 10 percent -- the highest rate since before the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008. It's a sign that the economy is getting back on track, but it's not out of the woods yet.

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Farmers make hay while the sun shines

Dec 12, 2011
According to the Department of Agriculture, U.S. farmers will see record profits of $100 billion this year.

Banks are lending again

Dec 12, 2011
Between July to September of this year, bank credit lending was up 10 percent -- the highest rate since before the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.

The Federal Reserve is reporting that between July to September this year, bank credit lending was up 10 percent — the highest rate since before the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008. It’s a sign that the economy is getting back on track, but it’s not out of the woods yet.