Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending May 14, 2016; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending May 19, 2016

The Federal Reserve Board (Board) publishes a weekly digest of its activities on its website. The digest is called the H.2 Release and is published every Thursday. The release for the week ending May 14, 2016, is below.

H.2 Release–Actions of the Board, Its Staff, and the Federal Reserve Banks; Applications and Reports Received

Category Action Taken
Forms Forms — initial Board review to extend without revision the Report of Selected Balance Sheet Items for Discount Window Borrowers (FR 2046) and to extend with revision the Payments Research Survey (FR 3067).

-Proposed, May 9, 2016


Forms — final Board review to extend without revision the Written Security Program for State Member Banks (FR 4004) and the Risk-Based Capital Guidelines: Market Risk (FR 4201).

-Approved, May 13, 2016



Monetary and Financial Policy Term Deposit Facility — floating-rate offering of seven-day term deposits with an early withdrawal feature, same-day settlement, and a maximum tender amount of $5 billion on May 19, 2016.

-Announced, May 12, 2016



Federal Reserve Board: Balance Sheet (H.4.1 Release)

The Board publishes data of factors affecting reserve balances. The digest is called the H.4.1 Release, and they are published every Thursday (or the next business day if the publication date falls on a federal holiday). The release for May 19, 2016, is below.

[Note: The blog will cover the line titled “Total Factors Supplying Reserve Funds.”]

H.4.1 Release–Factors Affecting Reserve Balances

Total factors supplying reserve funds (as of May 18, 2016): $4,519,301 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)