Paradox of More New Loans to Small Businesses and Still Decline in Business Lending

One of the conundrums of lending world is two incompatible accounts of statistics told by banks and regulators. Banks offer statistics that small business lending has improved compared to previous fiscal quarters. However, regulators notably the Federal Reserve without disputing the numbers put out by banks has been asserting lending to small business compared to previous fiscal quarters has declined. Now, the conundrum is how could small business lending be increasing and declining concurrently…Read More