To say that consumer credit is contracting in the United States may be a bit of an understatement!
Can you spot the trend in consumer credit?
Contracting credit is the crux of Robert Prechter's deflationary thesis - something we've been discussing at length in this space.
How about another haiku to summarize?
Credit's going poof
As gold rockets through the roof
Did I miss something?
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