(1) An interesting article that I skimmed at the Naked Capitalism blog, “More Power to the Workers: Seymour Melman on Extraction by the Military, Managers, and Finance.”
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 December 30, 2017, is below.
H.2 Release–Actions of the Board, Its Staff, and the Federal Reserve Banks; Applications and Reports Received
|Forms||Forms — initial Board review to extend with revision the Consolidated Financial Statements for Holding Companies (FR Y-9C), Parent Company Only Financial Statements for Large Holding Companies (FR Y-9LP), Parent Company Only Financial Statements for Small Holding Companies (FR Y-9SP), Financial Statements for Employee Stock Ownership Plan Holding Companies (FR Y-9ES), and Supplement to the Consolidated Financial Statements for Bank Holding Companies (FR Y-9CS).
-Proposed, December 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 January 4, 2018, 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 3, 2018): $4,495,736 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).
(See the release for further information.)