WASHINGTON -- Banks were more willing to loan to businesses and individuals in the last three months than in the previous quarter, the Federal Reserve reported yesterday.

"Survey results show a further casing of the terms and standards on loans to both businesses and households," according to the Fed's senior loan officer survey released yesterday.

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