Items Tagged with 'Excess reserves'


  • More Advice for the Fed

    While the residential mortgage markets worry about what happens when Fed concludes its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) buy program at the end of next month, everyone else appears to be miles ahead, worrying about what the Fed Reserve is going to do with its heap-o MBS.
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  • Excess Reserves Don't Mean Banks Misused TARP Funds

    Executives at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York believe the increase in excess reserves held by banks that received Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds is a by-product of the program’s extraordinary measures to recapitalize the nation’s financial institutions and provide stability to the sector.
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  • Fed Acts, Dow Reacts

    U.S. stocks opened on a higher note Tuesday in response to an announcement from the Federal Reserve that it would begin buying three-month unsecured and asset-backed commercial paper.
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