Fed districts report vacancy rates continued to fall, rents rose, and the outlook was generally positive.
Catalyst Corporate poll finds positive sentiment among CEOs along with overall annualized loan growth in second quarter.
Credit unions with more than $500 million in assets were responsible for most of the loan growth in the first quarter.
Credit unions with more than $500 million in assets were responsible for most of the loan growth in the first quarter, Catalyst economist says.
There are more signs that consumers are back at the dealerships where they’re not only buying new vehicles but signing leases as well.
The Department of Labor reported Friday that the unemployment rate rose to 7.6%, despite 175,000 new jobs created during the month of May.
Tight margins continue to dampen enthusiasm in credit union corner offices.
Catalyst Corporate economist Brian Turner says higher payroll taxes offset impact of low inflation.
Vehicle loan originations continued to be a bright spot for credit unions this year.
Industry economists agree that if the U.S. plunges off the fiscal cliff Dec. 31, credit unions probably won’t see any ill effects right away. However, even if a so-called grand bargain is reached between Democrats and Republicans, credit unions could see the loan growth momentum gained this year grind to...