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
|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|