Federal Reserve Watch: Quantitative Tightening Continues

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The Federal Reserve continues to reduce the size of its securities portfolio.

In the latest banking week ending Wednesday, March 18, 2023, the Fed’s securities portfolio fell by $66.7 billion.

This brings the total reduction in

Securities Held Outright (Federal Reserve)

Reserve Balances With Federal Reserve Banks (Federal Reserve)

S&P 500 Stock Index (Federal Reserve)