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Fed Balance Sheet  
Released On 4/27/2017 4:30:00 PM For wk4/26, 2017
Level$4.479 T$4.470 T
Total Assets - Weekly Change$-5.2 B$-9.1 B
Reserve Bank credit - Weekly Change$9.3 B$-4.0 B

For the April 26 week, the Fed balance sheet (weekly change in total assets) decreased $9.1 billion after decreasing $5.2 billion in the prior week.

The weekly decrease is centered in mortgage-backed securities which fell $7.9 billion.

The level of total assets for the April 26 week posted at $4.470 trillion.

Reserve Bank credit for the April 26 week decreased $4.0 billion after increasing $9.3 billion in the prior week.

The Fed's balance sheet is a report showing factors supplying reserves into the banking system and factors absorbing (using) reserve funds. Essentially, the balance sheet shows the various Fed programs for injecting liquidity into the economy and how much the Fed has used each for adding or withdrawing reserves. This report is called Factors Affecting Reserve Balances - otherwise known as the "H.4.1" report.  Why Investors Care

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