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US consumer borrowing up $20.5 billion in October<
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By MARTIN CRUTSINGER<
AP Economics Writer<
WASHINGTON (AP) - American consumers increased their borrowing by $20.5 billion in October. It was the biggest gain in 11 months and reflected strong increases in the use of credit cards and in auto and student loans.
The October followed a $19.2 billion gain in September and was the best showing since ...