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Fed Balance Sheet  
Released On 12/14/2017 4:30:00 PM For wk12/13, 2017
Level$4.437 T$4.453 T
Total Assets - Weekly Change$-1.4 B$15.6 B
Reserve Bank credit - Weekly Change$-9.4 B$4.2 B

For the December 13 week, the Fed balance sheet (weekly change in total assets) increased $15.6 billion after decreasing $1.4 billion in the prior week.

The weekly increase is centered in mortgage-backed securities which rose $13.1 billion.

The level of total assets for the December 13 week posted at $4.453 trillion and is down $7 billion since the start of balance sheet unwinding in October.

Reserve Bank credit for the December 13 week increased $4.2 billion after decreasing $9.4 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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