Is the Fed Buying Up All the Treasury Debt?

No, according to the data provided by SIFMA. The Fed actually holds a relatively small share of total marketable treasury securities:

The other big holders include foreigners, households, mutual funds, banks, and pensions. So don’t blame the Fed for the low yields on Treasuries.

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Affiliation: Texas State University

David Beckworth is an assistant professor of economics at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.

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