Comments on: Debt demand datapoint of the day http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/02/16/debt-demand-datapoint-of-the-day/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Mega http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/02/16/debt-demand-datapoint-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-12035 Wed, 17 Feb 2010 18:51:04 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=2591#comment-12035 Here’s an article that references the NFIB: http://www.americanbanker.com/usb_issues  /120_2/holding-pattern-for-borrowers-10 06105-1.html

They’ve had lending-related press releases at their website, but I couldn’t find them the last time I checked. They may not be archived.

Dunkelberg was interviewed by Tom Keene at Bloomberg a few months back. He’s the chairman of a young bank, so he has some personal experience here.

I’m not saying the situation is all the other way. It’s a bit murky, and small business seems to be in limbo right now.

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By: Felix Salmon http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/02/16/debt-demand-datapoint-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-12028 Wed, 17 Feb 2010 16:23:41 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=2591#comment-12028 Mega, do you have a link?

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By: Mega http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/02/16/debt-demand-datapoint-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-12018 Wed, 17 Feb 2010 01:22:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=2591#comment-12018 Felix “thinks” that the low level of small business lending is much more supply- than demand-constrained. More like he wants it to be true. That much was clear from the tepid tone of his last two sentences.

The National Federation of Independent Business thinks differently.

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By: Sensei http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/02/16/debt-demand-datapoint-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-12005 Tue, 16 Feb 2010 18:41:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=2591#comment-12005 Almost all small businesses should be financed through equity and personal savings – not credit.

Want job creation? Lower the cost of labor by eliminating the payroll tax.

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