• Business Analysts

    ABA Credit Conditions Index: Credit Market Expectations for Businesses and Consumers Confirm Solid Economic Outlook

    The chief economists of North America’s largest banks expect credit conditions to continue improving for both consumers and businesses over the next six months, according to the American Bankers Association’s latest Credit Conditions Index released today. The latest summary of ABA’s Credit Conditions Index examines a suite of indices derived from the quarterly outlook for credit markets produced by ABA’s Economic Advisory Committee (EAC), which is comprised of chief economists from major banking institutions across North America. Readings above 50 indicate that, on net, the economists expect business and household credit conditions to improve, while readings below 50 indicate a  

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  • Vehicle Insurance

    How the new bumper-to-bumper vehicle insurance rule will impact consumers

    The law was drafted and brought in effect to safeguard the interest of a third party that suffers injuries or property damage due to an accident with the involvement of an insured vehicle. However, the own-damage insurance cover is optional, while the personal accident cover is necessary only for the owner-driver of the car. In this piece, we will look at how will the new bumper-to-bumper insurance of the vehicle impact the consumer wallet? What is the new vehicle insurance order? The Madras high court, in a judgement, has said all vehicles sold in Tamil Nadu after 1 September 2021,  

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  • Business News

    How Big Tech Antitrust Hearing May Help Consumers

    Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. When the CEOs of the nation’s four biggest tech firms appear before lawmakers on Wednesday to defend their business practices, the fallout is likely to stretch well beyond Silicon Valley. In fact, it may affect your digital future. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Apple’s Tim Cook, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Google’s Sundar Pichai will field questions raised by a yearlong federal investigation into the tech industry, testifying under oath about decisions that affect consumer choice. The hearing was organized by the antitrust subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee. Based on their  

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