Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending January 7, 2017; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending January 12, 2017

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 January 7, 2017, is below.

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

Category Action Taken
Bank Holding Companies First Citizens BancShares, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina — to acquire additional shares of Carter Bank & Trust, Martinsville, Virginia.

-Approved, January 4, 2017

Forms Forms — initial Board review to extend without revision the Registration of Mortgage Loan Originators (CFPB Reg G).

-Proposed, January 3, 2017

Forms — final Board review to extend without revision the Intermittent Survey of Businesses (FR 1374) and Domestic Finance Company Report of Consolidated Assets and Liabilities (FR 2248).

-Approved, January 5, 2017

Enforcement BNP Paribas Securities Corp., New York, New York; and Barclays Bank PLC, New York Branch — issuance of a consent order of prohibition against Jason Katz, a former institution-affiliated party of BNP Paribas and Barclays Bank.

-Approved, January 3, 2017

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 January 12, 2017, 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 January 11, 2017):  $4,498,513 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)