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Consumer credit increases in May

Consumer credit increased at a seasonally changed yearly rate of 1.8% in May and 5.7% in April. Total exceptional credit increased to $4.8 trillion throughout the month.

Revolving credit, mainly a reflection of charge card financial obligation, increased at a yearly rate of 8.2% to $1.25 trillion in May. Non-revolving credit reduced at a 0.4% yearly rate, and overall non-revolving credit is now $3.611 trillion.

Federal federal government holdings of trainee loans continue to be the biggest part of non-revolving credit, making up 31% of exceptional credit. Depository organizations and Credit unions are secondary and tertiary holders of non-revolving, with 19% and 12%, respectively, of exceptional non-revolving credit.

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Gabriel

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