Consumer Credit Growth Weakest Since March 2013

Against expectations of a $17 billion surge, US consumer credit grew at just $10.5 billion - the weakest and biggest miss since March 2013. The biggest driver of this disappointment was an actual contraction in revolving credit (down $1.1 billion) for the first time since Feb 2015.

 

 

On an percentage basis, given December's massive downward revision - December and January's 0.48% rise in consumer credit is the weakest since Sept 2011...

 

This is not what The Fed demands...