Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending September 10, 2016; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending September 15, 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 September 10, 2016, is below.

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

Category Action Taken
Personnel Division of Consumer and Community Affairs — appointment of V. Nicole Bynum as deputy director.

-Approved, August 31, 2016


Regulations and Policies Activities and Investments of Banking Entities — interagency report, with recommendations, to Congress and the Financial Stability Oversight Council concerning activities and investments of supervised banking entities, in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act.

-Announced, September 8, 2016

Countercyclical Capital Buffer — final policy statement describing the framework the Board will follow in setting the countercyclical capital buffer for U.S.-based credit exposures.

-Approved, September 6, 2016


Enforcement FirstFed Bancorp, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Bessemer, Alabama, and FirstFed Bancorp, Inc. — written agreement dated June 27, 2011, terminated September 1, 2016.

-Announced, September 6, 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 15, 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 September 14, 2016):  $4,527,086 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)