Thursday, January 08, 2009

Federal Reserve Assets Decline

by Calculated Risk on 1/08/2009 08:04:00 PM

The Federal Reserve released the Factors Affecting Reserve Balances today. Total assets declined $125 billion to $2.14 trillion. This is a little improvement ...

Federal Reserve Assets
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The Federal Reserve assets decreased to $2.14 trillion this week from a high of $2.31 trillion the week of Dec 18th.

Note: the graph shows Total Factors Supplying Federal Reserve Funds and is an available series that is close to assets.

Just highlighting something a little positive among all the grim news.

I suspect doom and gloom returns tomorrow morning with the jobs report!