Tag Archive for Outlays

Federal Government Doing “Just Fine,” But Treasuries Losing Popularity

There are a dozen bullet points in today’s Treasury Update. Here are the first 5. Follow the money. Find the profits!Liquidity is money. Regardless of where in the world that money originates, eventually it flows to and through Wall Street. So if you want to know the direction of the next big moves in stocks…

Treasury Announces Sharply Reduced Borrowing Estimates

Consistent with reports in the Wall Street Examiner Professional Edition Treasury Updates, the government will borrow less in the first quarter than it had originally forecast, primarily due to a big increase in withholding taxes since mid December. It is also estimating a much lower borrowing rate for the second quarter, meaning that its economic…

Hit With Big Withdrawals, Fed Sells Assets, Borrows Cash

The Fed was hit with withdrawals of $83.3 billion last Wednesday, the largest withdrawals from its deposit accounts that were not associated with quarterly tax payments since February of 2009. $7 billion of that was the net cash transferred to the US Treasury from its note and bond sales less outlays. The Fed still had…