Un document du US census bureau fait le point sur les revenus, la pauvreté et la couverture d’assurance santé chez nos voisins. PDF de 78 pages. Une citation tirée d’un article de Daniel Gross, sur Slate, portant sur le marché des “subprime” qui ne serait que le symptôme d’une crise plus profonde des marchés de crédit… dont proviennent les extraits suivant:
In the third quarter, 5.9 percent of such loans were delinquent, up from 4.1 percent in the second quarter, according to Foresight Analytics.
In October, credit-card giant Capital One Financial reported that the delinquency rate on credit cards for the third quarter of 2007 was 4.46 percent, up from 3.53 percent in the third quarter of 2006.
(…) [D]elinquencies on loans extended to condominium developers have risen sharply in the past year. In the third quarter, 5.9 percent of such loans were delinquent, up from 4.1 percent in the second quarter, according to Foresight Analytics. The delinquency rate for builders putting up single-family homes rose from 3 percent in the second quarter to 4.3 percent in the third quarter.