Only a quarter of small businesses say they're getting the credit they need, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
Fewer loans means less consumer spending, and less consumer spending means lower inflation.
Hedge funds and private equity loans might lend like banks, but they're not regulated like them.
Limiting riskier, illiquid investment could make banks and the financial system more stable — but the Federal Reserve isn’t so sure.
It used to be the top mortgage lender in the country.
Teachers demanding higher pay is one example of new costs. That could make it harder for schools to borrow money, a new report says.
Developing nations see worsening debt challenges due to the war in Ukraine.
Business lending has been sluggish throughout the pandemic. But there are signs that commercial lending is starting to pick up again.