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
|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 December 21, 2016): $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.)