Small Business Lending Ticks Up. A Little. Sort Of.

From a new FRB SF paper, data showing an uptick in small business lending, at least from large banks. Now we’re only at really low levels, as opposed to being at really low levels and falling.

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Got you all glowing and optimistic? Well, hold on there. Things aren’t as happy when it comes to small banks lending to small business, as the following figure shows.

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