Lending Club Continues to Tighten Credit

Shares in the online lender have sunk almost 20 percent on news that they will lower their full year earnings forecast; the company also announced that they are limiting lending to lower grade borrowers as they continue to tighten their credit standards; while scandal has hurt the company, they have been tightening their credit standards for close to two years as they continue to adjust models. Source.

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