WASHINGTON — Consumer credit climbed $14.6 billion, or 6.3%, in December to $2.778.2 trillion, the Federal Reserve reported Thursday.

In November consumer credit jumped a revised $15.9 billion, or 6.9%, originally reported as a $16.1 billion increase.

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