Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending August 27, 2016; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending September 1, 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 August 27, 2016, is below.

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

Category Action Taken
Regulations and Policies Financial Market Infrastructures — publication of notice adopting the supervisory rating system for financial market infrastructures subject to Federal Reserve supervision.

-Approved, August 22, 2016


Enforcement Central State Bank (now CBI Bank & Trust), Muscatine, Iowa — issuance of a cease and desist order and assessment of a civil money penalty upon the consent of Christopher Watkins, a former institution-affiliated party.

-Announced, August 23, 2016


Cornerstone Bank, Overland Park, Kansas — written agreement dated January 14, 2010, terminated August 22, 2016.

-Announced, August 25, 2016


Orient Bancorporation, San Francisco, California, and Bank of the Orient — written agreement dated November 16, 2010, terminated August 18, 2016.

-Announced, August 23, 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 September 1, 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 August 31, 2016):  $4,502,667 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)