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Is The Liquidity Tide Coming In or Going Out For Stocks?

This is an extended excerpt from the Professional Edition Fed Report Executive Summary. Note: Pages 4-10 comments correctly updated at 3:55 PM NY time. The composite liquidity indicator rose sharply last week, driven by a big Fed settlement of MBS purchases. The uptrend in the indicator is accelerating. Over the course of this latest surge,…

Treasury Running Out of Cash, Announces 64-Day CMB In Addition To Usual Weekly Bill Offerings

Apparently seeing revenues falling well short of forecasts, the US Treasury today announced a surprise $20 billion Cash Management Bill (CMB). This bill was not included in the TBAC (Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee)  forecast schedule posted just last week. The simultaneously announced regular 6 month bill was $1 billion above the TBAC forecast. Here are…