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The Fed: Fed balance sheet hits record as Powell says there is no limit to lending power

The Federal Reserve’s balance sheet reached a record $5.3 trillion this week, as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said there was no limit on the central bank’s emergency lending power......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Watch Live: Fed Chair Powell Avoid Admitting QE4 Has Begun & Repocalypse Is Imminent

Watch Live: Fed Chair Powell Avoid Admitting QE4 Has Begun & Repocalypse Is Imminent The Fed's balance sheet is expanding at a record rate and 'turn' r.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 11th, 2019

Fed to resume asset purchases to prevent a cash crunch

The Federal Reserve will soon resume purchases of Treasuries to expand its balance sheet in hopes of preventing a repeat of the recent disruption in short-term lending markets, chairman Jay Powell said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2019

Fed"s Balance Sheet Shrinks The Most On Record; QE Unwind Hits $321 Billion

On Monday, when discussi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2018

Fed Balance Sheet Hits $5.5 Trillion As Discount Window Usage Soars

Fed Balance Sheet Hits $5.5 Trillion As Discount Window Usage Soars .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 26th, 2020

Historic Day: Fed To Buy A Record $107 Billion In Securities Today Alone As Fed Balance Sheet Explodes

Historic Day: Fed To Buy A Record $107 Billion In Securities Today Alone As Fed Balance Sheet Explodes.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 20th, 2020

Ford hoards cash, withdraws profit forecast as coronavirus hits

Ford Motor Co on Thursday moved to hoard cash on its balance sheet, drawing down $15.4 billion from two credit lines and suspending its dividend, in a move to bolster reserves to ride out damage to its business from the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2020

Crypto Lender Babel Hits $380M in Outstanding Loans

Chinese cryptocurrency lending startup Babel Finance said it has reached a record of $380 million in outstanding loans as of February......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 5th, 2020

Coronavirus Hits Oil’s Weakest Credits Hardest

Frackers’ best vaccine is a bolstered balance sheet......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 7th, 2020

Market Extra: Powell soothes fears that Fed will yank balance sheet boost away from risk assets

At the post-meeting press conference, Powell demonstrated the central bank’s understanding of the optics around its balance sheet expansion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2020

What"s next for the Federal Reserve"s balance sheet?

The Federal Reserve will keep injecting cash into the banking system and buying billions of dollars of Treasury bills for a few more months, but it aims to start dialing back on both in the second quarter, Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2020

Powell In 2014: "A Large Balance Sheet Might Prove A Magnet For Trouble Over Time"

Powell In 2014: "A Large Balance Sheet Might Prove A Magnet For Trouble Over Time" Two years ago, when the Fed released the transcripts from its 2012 FOMC sessions, we firs.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2020

Bitcoin Mining Power Hits Fresh All-Time High

Bitcoin's hash rate reached record highs this week, amid rising prices and anticipation of the miner reward halving later this year......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 6th, 2020

Market Extra: Here are 3 things to watch as Fed’s balance sheet expands in 2020

The central bank will be using its balance sheet to keep credit flowing, but analysts say an eclipse of its prior $4.5 trillion record size still remains months away......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 4th, 2020

Owens & Minor: Over-Leveraged Balance Sheet And Secularly Declining Earnings Power

Owens & Minor: Over-Leveraged Balance Sheet And Secularly Declining Earnings Power.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaDec 12th, 2019

You better believe the Fed is doing quantitative easing — and here are the beneficiaries

The Federal Reserve’s balance sheet is on track to rise to a record high by mid-2020, creating a fertile ground for risk assets, says Ivan Martchev......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2019

Number of $1 million retirement nest eggs hits a new high

The number of Fidelity 401(k) plans with a balance of $1 million or more jumped to a record 200,000 in the third quarter of 2019, while the number of IRA millionaires also increased to an all-time high of 182,400......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2019

Number of $1 million retirement nest eggs hits a new high

The number of Fidelity 401(k) plans with a balance of $1 million or more jumped to a record 200,000 in the third quarter of 2019, while the number of IRA millionaires also increased to an all-time high of 182,400......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2019

In One Chart: Marijuana industry’s lobbying hits record as banking bill hangs in the balance

The cannabis industry has set a fresh record in its annual spending on lobbying Washington, with its outlay of $3.77 million through this year’s third quarter topping 2018’s full-year total of $2.76 million......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 28th, 2019

Bond Report: Short-dated Treasury yields fall after Powell announces increase of balance sheet

Short-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced the central bank would increase the size of its balance sheet soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 8th, 2019

Powell says Fed will start expanding its balance sheet soon

On monetary policy more broadly, Powell stuck to his recent script, saying the Fed stands committed to supporting the recovery but is data dependent and not on a preset course of cutting rates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 8th, 2019