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Fed Balance Sheet  
Released On 10/5/2017 4:30:00 PM For wk10/4, 2017
Level$4.456 T$4.460 T
Total Assets - Weekly Change$-2.9 B$4.8 B
Reserve Bank credit - Weekly Change$-1.0 B$-3.7 B

For the October 4 week, the Fed balance sheet (weekly change in total assets) increased $4.8 billion after decreasing $2.9 billion in the prior week.

The weekly increase is centered in central bank liquidity swaps which rose $3.6 billion.

The level of total assets for the October 4 week posted at $4.460 trillion.

Reserve Bank credit for the October 4 week decreased $3.7 billion after decreasing $1.0 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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