Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending June 18, 2016; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending June 23, 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 June 18, 2016, is below.

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

Category Action Taken
Bank Branches, Domestic Compass Bank, Birmingham, Alabama — to establish a branch at 5900 Quebec Street, Fort Worth, Texas.

-Approved, June 16, 2016


Forms Forms — final Board review to extend without revision the Consumer Satisfaction Questionnaire (FR 1379), Notice of Branch Closure (FR 4031), and Survey to Obtain Information on the Relevant Market in Individual Merger Cases (FR 2060).

-Approved, June 16, 2016


Personnel Office of the Chief Data Officer — appointment of Phillip Daher as assistant director.

-Approved, June 15, 2016

Office of the Secretary — appointment of Yao-Chin Chao as assistant secretary.

-Approved, June 15, 2016

Regulations and Policies Accounting Standard — interagency statement on a new accounting standard, issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, about credit losses on financial instruments.

-Announced, June 17, 2016

Host State Lending Ratios — interagency release of the host state loan-to-deposit ratios used by the banking agencies to determine compliance with the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act.

-Announced, June 17, 2016

Enforcement Affinity Financial Corporation, Newport Beach, California; and Waterfield Financial Services, Inc. (now known as Affinity Financial Centers, Inc.), Indianapolis, Indiana — issuance of a consent cease and desist order.

-Approved, June 5, 2016 (A/C)

First National Bancshares, Inc., Goodland, Kansas — written agreement dated September 10, 2009, terminated June 7, 2016.

-Announced, June 14, 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 June 23, 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 June 22, 2016):  $4,527,770 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)