Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet

Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet The Federal Reserve’s balance sheet could exceed US$ 9 trillion at the end of 2020, equivalent to more than 40% of US GDP. Image: Financial Times

U.S. Dollar Index vs. Reserves (Leading Indicator)

U.S. Dollar Index vs. Reserves (Leading Indicator) This chart suggests that reserves tend to lead the U.S. dollar index by three months. Lower U.S. dollar ahead? Image: Economic Perspectives

Bank Reserves and S&P 500

Bank Reserves and S&P 500 J.P. Morgan suggests that Fed-injected liquidity is not the reason for the rise in the valuation of risk assets. Image: J.P. Morgan

Federal Reserve Balance Sheet: Assets and Liabilities

Federal Reserve Balance Sheet: Assets and Liabilities This chart shows the total assets and liabilities of the Federal Reserve. According to the NY Fed, the Fed’s balance sheet could be between $3.8 trillion and $4.7 trillion by 2025. Image: BofA Global Research

Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet and “Not QE”

Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet and “Not QE” Welcome to “Not-QE”. The Fed’s balance sheet is expanding at fastest rate since the Great Financial Crisis. Image: US Global Investors

Reserve Bank Credit, Treasury Securities and MBS

Reserve Bank Credit, Treasury Securities and MBS This chart shows how Reserve Bank credit has increased, as the Fed has continued to add treasury securities to its balance sheet. Image: Wells Fargo Investment Institute

Federal Reserve Broad Dollar Indexes

Federal Reserve Broad Dollar Indexes The dollar’s current level in real terms is elevated, but lower than previous peaks. Image: Peterson Institute for International Economics