Fed’s balance sheet could end up higher than $4 trillion

Reuters/Jonnelle Marte and Trevor Hunnicutt

“The U.S. Federal Reserve’s balance sheet could end up between $3.8 trillion and $4.7 trillion by 2025, according to projections collected by the New York Fed.”

USAGOLD note:  That number is the result of a survey of Wall Street traders.  One wonders how seriously they considered the possibility of another 2008-style meltdown in the survey.

Chart of combined U.S. Treasury and mortgage secuties held by Federal Reserve, in decline with launch of quantitative tightening

Repost from 9-9-2019

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