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US credit shrinks at Great Depression rate prompting fears of double-dip recession

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posted on Sep, 15 2009 @ 10:08 PM

Both bank credit and the M3 money supply in the United States have been contracting at rates comparable to the onset of the Great Depression since early summer, raising fears of a double-dip recession in 2010 and a slide into debt-deflation.


"For the first time in the post-WW2 [Second World War] era, we have deflation in credit, wages and rents and, from our lens, this is a toxic brew," he said.

It is unclear why the US Federal Reserve has allowed this to occur.


I had a whole story written up then I just deleted it. (my story is probably like everybody elses)

I just Cant Get any Credit

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[edit on 21/10/09 by DontTreadOnMe]

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