Fed’s Balance Sheet Rapidly Increasing

Fed Balance Sheet

Fed Balance Sheet

As you can see from both charts reflecting the Federal Reserves balance sheet, bank reserves, the monetary base and other monetary aggregates have experienced a massive increase since Sept.’08. The spike (chart 2) began at $996 million level and it reached $2.3 Trillion this week, more than double its total of $891,985 mln/YoY basis.

Many economists see this asset expansion as benign, meaning, the Fed’s balance sheet is getting assimilated by non-monetary liabilities, while others criticize the pretension arguing against it.

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