Monday, March 31, 2008

Keeping track of the Fed's Alphabet Soup

(FT Alphaville) Easy to get confused. Facility after facility, innovation after innovation has sprung from the US central bank since last August.

But the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has now helpfully produced a one-page summary of all the various lending lines to financial institutions. It even has links to underlying gems, such as the details of collateral suitable for use at the discount window, and where the stats for each stream get reported.

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