Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending January 28, 2017; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending February 2, 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 28, 2017, is below.

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

Category Action Taken
Forms Forms — initial Board review to extend without revision the Generic Clearance for Surveys of Consumer and Community Affairs Publications and Resources (FR 1378), Generic Clearance for Consumer and Stakeholder Surveys (FR 3073), Report of Net Debit Cap (FR 2226), Ad Hoc Payments Systems Survey (FR 3054a), Currency Quality Sampling Survey (FR 3054b), Currency Quality Survey (FR 3054c), and Currency Functionality and Perception Survey (FR 3054d).

-Proposed, January 23, 2017


Personnel Division of Financial Management — appointment of Andrew Leonard as senior adviser.

-Announced, January 24, 2017


Division of Financial Stability — appointment of Michael Kiley as deputy director and Rochelle Edge and John Schindler as associate directors.

-Announced, January 23, 2017



Regulations and Policies Capital Plan and Stress Test Rules — final rule regarding changes to the annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) to take into account differing expectations for sound capital planning depending on the size, scope of operations, activity, and systemic risk profile of banking organizations, effective for the 2017 CCAR cycle.

-Approved, January 23, 2017


Reserve Bank Operations Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis — appointment of Ron J. Feldman as first vice president.

-Approved, January 24, 2017

Enforcement BB&T Corporation, Winston-Salem, North Carolina — issuance of a consent cease-and-desist order.

-Announced, January 27, 2017


NongHyup Bank, Seoul, Korea; and NongHyup Bank, New York Branch, New York, New York — written agreement with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

-Announced, January 26, 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 February 2, 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 February 1, 2017):  $4,500,145 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)