98% Of Q1 Consumer Credit Was Used For Student And Car Loans

98% Of Q1 Consumer Credit Was Used For Student And Car Loans (ZeroHedge, May 7, 2015):

In a quarter in which US GDP is set to decline consumer credit, according to the latest update from the Federal Reserve, increased by just over $45 billion. But how is it possible that with such a massive expansion in household credit there was no actual benefit to the underlying economy? Simple: 98% of the credit lent out in the first quarter, or $44.3 billion, went to student and car loans!

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