2017 Economic Calendar
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Fed Balance Sheet  
Released On 11/16/2017 4:30:00 PM For wk11/15, 2017
Level$4.459 T$4.448 T
Total Assets - Weekly Change$2.7 B$-10.3 B
Reserve Bank credit - Weekly Change$-2.6 B$4.6 B

For the November 15 week, the Fed balance sheet (weekly change in total assets) decreased $10.3 billion after increasing $2.7 billion in the prior week.

The weekly decrease is centered in other assets which fell $12.3 billion and together with a $3.3 billion decline in U.S. Treasury securities helped offset a $5.2 billion rise in mortgage-backed securities.

The level of total assets for the November 15 week posted at $4.448 trillion.

Reserve Bank credit for the November 15 week increased $4.6 billion after decreasing $2.6 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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