Federal Reserve Watch: Quantitative Tightening Continues

Interest Rates and The Federal Reserve - Sunset

Douglas Rissing

The Federal Reserve continued its quantitative tightening in the last banking week, overseeing a $16.1 billion decline in its securities portfolio.

From December 28, 2022, through January 25, 2023, the Fed’s securities portfolio has declined by $81.9 billion.

Securities Held Outright

Securities Held Outright: Wednesday Level (Federal Reserve)

Reserve Balances

Reserve Balances With Federal Reserve Banks (Federal Reserve)

Federal Funds Effective Rate

Federal Funds Effective Rate (Federal Reserve)