SLOOS Archive

Fed Survey Shows Improvement and Caution

Summary: Fed survey shows growing prime lending, but weak elsewhere Lenders cautious after implementation of new rules; more caution in jumbo and non-traditional space Consumer costs in general have risen due to compliance costs Lending would be tighter without...

Lending Shifting, but Still Tight

The Federal Reserve released its survey of senior loan officers (SLOOS) earlier this week. On its face, the survey suggests a modest loosening of credit for prime and non-traditional lending. However, the picture is a little more mixed for...