The value of commercial property loans that have missed at least one payment grew by $4 billion, about 30 percent, in this year’s third quarter, data service BankRegData said. The total value of delinquent loans so far this year is about $10 billion.
Category: TRENDS ON THE U.S. ECONOMIC FRONT – Nov 14 2023
Americans under age 50 were more than $9.5 trillion in debt in this year’s third quarter, compared to about $9.3 trillion in the preceding three months, marking the largest quarterly increase since 2022’s fourth quarter, U.S. Federal Reserve data shows.
U.S. inflation is not yet tamed and the U.S. Federal Reserve is more likely to raise interest rates than cut them if any change is needed, Fed chair Jerome Powell said in a 9 November speech to a conference of the International Monetary Fund.
What a difference a month makes. The U.S. equity market continues its November spike.
James Gorman, Morgan Stanley’s CEO for the past 12 years, has sold $48 million worth of his hoard of Morgan stock so far this year, bringing the total he has cashed in to $78 million. Ted Pick, who will take over for Gorman in January, has sold $30 million worth of his shares, according to the Financial Times.