Bank Lending Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 4.75 percent in December from 4.75 percent in November of 2019. Bank Lending Rate in the United States averaged 6.61 percent from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 20.50 percent in August of 1981 and a record low of 2 percent in February of 1950.

Bank Lending Rate in the United States is expected to be 4.75 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Bank Lending Rate in the United States to stand at 4.75 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Average Monthly Prime Lending Rate is projected to trend around 4.75 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United States Average Monthly Prime Lending Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.75 4.75 20.50 2.00 1950 - 2019 percent Monthly

United States Average Monthly Prime Lending Rate
In the United States, the prime lending rate is the average rate of interest charged on short term loans by commercial banks to companies.

United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 99.10 99.30 111.40 51.70 points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 0.30 6.70 -3.90 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.80 3.30 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.70 0.00 2.60 -4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 13353.12 13250.04 13353.12 1403.69 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 16702.70 16615.00 16702.70 351.54 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.40 0.30 2.80 -2.10 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.50 0.10 4.60 -4.70 percent [+]
Personal Savings 7.90 7.80 17.30 2.20 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 12.51 18.98 116.79 -111.95 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 9996.19 9970.48 9996.19 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.75 4.75 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 57.40 57.00 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 5.00 7.20 9.30 -5.80 percent [+]
Chain Store Sales 3101.00 3032.00 15875.00 2632.00 USD Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.67 0.69 1.07 0.24 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 75.00 74.90 98.60 23.80 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 113.20 112.50 121.10 57.50 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 80.20 83.90 108.60 44.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 2.70 2.60 10.40 0.40 [+]