Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending February 4, 2017; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending February 9, 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 February 4, 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 Mergers Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company, Frankfort, Kentucky — to merge with United Bank & Trust Company, Versailles; First Citizens Bank, Inc., Elizabethtown; and Citizens Bank of Northern Kentucky, Inc., Newport; and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.

-Approved, February 2, 2017

Personnel Division of Supervision and Regulation — appointment of Ann McKeehan as adviser.

-Approved, January 27, 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 9, 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 8, 2017):  $4,502,514 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)

Monetary Policy Report, February 2017

The Monetary Policy Report hearings for February 2017 will be held this week.

U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate
February 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m., House Financial Services Committee February 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Senate Banking Committee
Press release: http://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=401494 Press release: http://www.banking.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/hearings?ID=BC31D43D-6173-4FE5-860E-090DACC47788