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  • There is a mounting probability of a looming surge in massive credit card loan delinquencies and defaults.

    12/05/2023 1:57:52 PM PST · by davikkm · 43 replies,for%20consumer%20spending%20going%20forward. From a disposable income standpoint the Fed data agrees that the consumer is better able to service their debt now than they ever have. That peaked during the stimmie checks but that gap has closed from -25% to -5% in the past 2 years. Which is not a promising trend. Adjusting for inflation the debt is equal to pre Covid but 20% higher than post GFC.
  • Simply Unaffordable! Income Needed To Buy A Home Is $111k While Median Household Income Is Only $78k, Credit Card Delinquencies Highest Since 1991, REITs Down > -10% YTD (Bitcoin, Gold UP YTD!)

    10/29/2023 7:54:15 AM PDT · by Kaiser8408a · 53 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 10/29/2023 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Bidenomics is a windfall for the donor class (high rate of return on campaign contributions) while the middle class gets beaten to a pulp. Waiting for Biden to lean over and creepily whisper “It’s working!” Even though it is clearly not working, at least for the middle class. Evidence that Bidenomics is not working and destructive? Try the surging income needed to buy a house under Biden. Home prices are rising faster than median household income. As in $111,000 income needed to buy a house, while median household income is only $78,000. So, housing is simply unaffordable under Bidenomics. The...
  • Slowdown! ADP Jobs Added Slows To +89k As Credit Card Delinquencies At Small Banks Hit Highest Level Even Recorded (7.51%)

    10/04/2023 8:25:24 AM PDT · by Kaiser8408a · 5 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 10/04/2023 | Anthony B. Sanders
    The US is experencing a slow down. The massive Federal government and Federal Reserve Covid stimulus has worn out and we are left with a sagging jobs report and soaring credit card delinquencies. After ADP’s reports printed almost perfectly in line with BLS last month (+177k vs +187k), all eyes are on today’s print, which was expected to decline to +150k. Instead it plunged to just +89k – that is the lowest jobs addition since Jan 2021. Credit Card Delinquency rates at small banks have reached 7.51%, the highest level ever recorded.
  • US Beginning Credit Super Cycle (Bidenomics = Inflation, Rising Debt, Rising Delinquencies) Mortgage Rates UP 158% Under Bidenomics

    09/06/2023 8:29:39 AM PDT · by Kaiser8408a · 5 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 09/06/2023 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Thanks to Bidenomics, code for massive Federal spending on green energy initiatives and payoffs fo large donors, we have agonizing inflation and consumers are borrowing more and more to cope with inflation. And with the increased use of debt comes …. drumroll … delinquenices! Let’s start with mortgage loans, the overall delinquency rate is 63bps, near record lows, likely due to the huge home appreciation of the last few years which padded the equity cushion for most homeowners. Even the youngest cohort (18-29 years old) has a delinquency rate only 30bps higher than the aggregate. Unlike the 2007-2011 period, the...
  • Banks And CRE Turmoil Worsens As Office Delinquencies Accelerate (Delinquency Rate Rose To 4.41% Last Month, Office Rose To 4.96%)

    08/08/2023 8:30:17 AM PDT · by Kaiser8408a · 2 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 08/08/2023 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Its not a wonderful world for regional and small banks given the deterioration of office markets. The latest data from Trepp, which tracks commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) securities market data, shows the delinquency rate of commercial property loans packaged up by Wall Street jumped again in July, with four of the five major property segments posting increases. “While the rest of the US economy has seen relief in terms of higher equity prices, better-than-expected corporate earnings, and falling inflation numbers, the commercial real estate (CRE) market continues to be left behind,” Trepp wrote in the report. Trepp data found the...
  • Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase Report Rising Delinquencies

    02/18/2023 9:13:44 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 23 replies ^ | FEBRUARY 15, 2023 | BY PYMNTS
    The two largest banks in the U.S. have reported rising delinquency rates on their credit cards. Both Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase said in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that their delinquency rates rose in January, two days after Discover Financial did the same. Bank of America reported that from December to January, its Master Credit Card Trust II’s delinquency rate rose from 1.03% to 1.09% and its net charge-off rate increased from 1.43% to 1.50%. JPMorgan Chase said that during those same months, its credit card delinquency rate rose from 0.76% to 0.83% but its...
  • LPS: Mortgage Delinquencies Jumped 10% In June Led By Colorado And Utah, But Down YoY

    08/05/2013 6:55:30 AM PDT · by whitedog57 · 1 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 08/05/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    According to June’s LPS Mortgage Monitor, 6.68% of mortgages were delinquent in June, up from 6.08% in May. The increase was in short term delinquencies, and most of this increase was seasonal (delinquencies usually increase in June). 2.93% of mortgages were in the foreclosure process, down from 4.09% in June 2012. 9.61% of mortgages were delinquent or in foreclosure. • 1,983,000 properties that are 30 or more days, and less than 90 days past due, but not in foreclosure. • 1,345,000 properties that are 90 or more days delinquent, but not in foreclosure. • 1,458,000 loans in foreclosure process. LPSJune2013...
  • Capital One January Charge Offs Hit Record

    02/16/2010 8:48:25 AM PST · by Cheap_Hessian · 14 replies · 378+ views
    ZeroHedge Blog ^ | February 16, 2010 | Tyler Durden
    Nothing good to see in the credit card arena. Capital One's January annualized net charge offs hit a record 10.41%, while 30-Day delinquencies stayed at the highest of the past 3 months. ---SNIP---
  • U.S. Mortgage Delinquencies Reach a Record High (Will continue to remain high in 2010)

    11/22/2009 9:09:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies · 781+ views
    New York Times ^ | 11/21/2009 | DAVID STREITFELD
    The economy and the stock market may be recovering from their swoon, but more homeowners than ever are having trouble making their monthly mortgage payments, according to figures released Thursday. Nearly one in 10 homeowners with mortgages was at least one payment behind in the third quarter, the Mortgage Bankers Association said in its survey. That translates into about five million households. The delinquency figure, and a corresponding rise in the number of those losing their homes to foreclosure, was expected to be bad. Nevertheless, the figures underlined the level of stress on a large segment of the country, a...
  • U.S. commercial mortgage delinquencies jump 585%

    07/24/2009 8:46:57 PM PDT · by george76 · 57 replies · 2,117+ views
    Dayton Business Journal ^ | July 24, 2009 | Katherine Conrad
    Delinquencies on commercial mortgage backed securities soared $10 billion in June, hitting a 12-month high of almost $29 billion... California led the nation with the highest amount of delinquent loans, closely followed by Texas and Florida. Late loans across the country are up an “astounding” 585 percent from a year ago when just $4 billion were delinquent... California with almost $3 billion in delinquent loans, or 10 percent of the exposure, and Texas with $2.5 billion, or 9 percent of all delinquencies, "remain a major concern." In California, the delinquent properties are spread across the state, compared to Texas where...
  • Delinquencies On Prime Mortgages DOUBLE!

    07/01/2009 6:54:50 PM PDT · by FromLori · 74 replies · 1,971+ views
    Delinquency rates on prime mortgages, the least risky category, more than doubled in the first quarter from a year earlier, according to statistics released yesterday by the government. Prime mortgages 60 days or more past due climbed to 2.9 percent of such loans through March 31. At the same point last year, 60 day deliquencies were just 1.1 percent of all prime loans. Two thirds of all mortgages in the US are prime mortgages, so any percentage increase in deliquencies represents a huge absolute number of deliquent mortgages. So here are the absolute numbers: 661,914 prime mortgages were at least...