We've been tracking the Fed's moves. They have a $4T portfolio after quantitative easing. We just saw the biggest increase in reserves since May 2015. Just as we've shown declines in Fed Reserves cause risk to markets a build up in reserves supports markets. That may give added cushion to markets into their FOMC decision tomorrow.
Let's see the changes in Federal Reserves
BalancesWeek ChgYTD Chg
2016-07-134213862766647.870.00%-0.27%
2016-07-204225546202408.160.28%0.00%
2016-07-274209382864330.18-0.38%-0.38%
2016-08-034209395820560.100.00%-0.38%
2016-08-104209400820518.780.00%-0.38%
2016-08-174222046297752.820.30%-0.08%
2016-08-244227711875610.080.13%0.06%
2016-08-314212673983393.06-0.36%-0.30%
2016-09-074212675983165.180.00%-0.30%
2016-09-144232164926101.790.46%0.16%
Federal Reserve balances are the highest they've been since April.
Let's look at the chart of Federal Reserves


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