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 October 15, 2016, is below.
H.2 Release–Actions of the Board, Its Staff, and the Federal Reserve Banks; Applications and Reports Received
|Bank Holding Companies||BNC Bancorp, High Point, North Carolina — to merge with High Point Bank Corporation, High Point, and thereby indirectly acquire High Point Bank and Trust Company.
-Approved, October 14, 2016
|Forms||Forms — initial Board review to extend without revision certain filings related to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act: Declarations to Become a Financial Holding Company (FR 4010), Requests for Determinations and Interpretations Regarding Activities Financial in Nature (FR 4011), Notices of Failure to Meet Capital or Management Requirements (FR 4012), Notices by State Member Banks to Invest in Financial Subsidiaries (FR 4017), Regulatory Relief Requests Associated with Merchant Banking Activities (FR 4019), and Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Merchant Banking Activities (FR 4023).
-Proposed, October 12, 2016
Forms — final Board review to extend with revision the Annual Report of Holding Companies (FR Y-6), Annual Report of Foreign Banking Organizations (FR Y-7), and Report of Changes in Organizational Structure (FR Y-10), and to extend without revision the Supplement to the Report of Changes in Organizational Structure (FR Y-10E).
-Approved, October 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 October 20, 2016.
-Announced, October 13, 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 October 20, 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 October 19, 2016): $4,513,238 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).
(See the release for further information.)