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M2 Money Stock/(Total Reserve Balances Maintained with Federal Reserve Banks+Currency in Circulation+St. Louis Adjusted Monetary Base)

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Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US)  

Release: H.4.1 Factors Affecting Reserve Balances  

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Weekly, Ending Wednesday

Notes:

Feb 1984 - Dec 1990: Annual Statistical Digest, various issues, Table 2.
Jan 1991 to date: Federal Reserve Board, H.4.1.
Reserve balances with Federal Reserve Banks are the difference between "total factors supplying reserve funds" and "total factors, other than reserve balances, absorbing reserve funds." This item includes balances at the Federal Reserve of all depository institutions that are used to satisfy reserve requirements and balances held in excess of balance requirements. It excludes reserves held in the form of cash in bank vaults, and excludes service-related deposits

Suggested Citation:

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Reserve Balances with Federal Reserve Banks [WRESBAL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WRESBAL, July 24, 2019.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US)  

Release: H.6 Money Stock Measures  

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

M2 includes a broader set of financial assets held principally by households. M2 consists of M1 plus: (1) savings deposits (which include money market deposit accounts, or MMDAs); (2) small-denomination time deposits (time deposits in amounts of less than $100,000); and (3) balances in retail money market mutual funds (MMMFs).

Suggested Citation:

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), M2 Money Stock [M2NS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M2NS, July 24, 2019.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US)  

Release: H.4.1 Factors Affecting Reserve Balances (data not included in press release)

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Data prior to 1991 are from various issues of Banking and Monetary Statistics and the Annual Statistical Digest. Data from 1991 forward are calculated using data from the H.4.1 Release - Factors Affecting Reserve Balances.
As of March 1, 2019, this series is calculated as a monthly average of fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WCURCIR.

Suggested Citation:

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Currency in Circulation [CURRCIR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CURRCIR, July 24, 2019.

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis  

Release: St. Louis Monthly Reserves and Monetary Base  

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

This series has been reconstructed starting July 14, 2003. For further information, please refer to https://files.stlouisfed.org/research/publications/review/03/09/Anderson.pdf. Historical data and components are available at https://files.stlouisfed.org/research/publications/review/03/09/0309ra.xls.

Further information and definitions are available at: http://research.stlouisfed.org/publications/mt/.

Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis Adjusted Monetary Base [AMBSL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/AMBSL, July 24, 2019.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US)  

Release: H.3 Aggregate Reserves of Depository Institutions and the Monetary Base  

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Total reserve balances maintained is the amount of balances institutions hold in accounts at Federal Reserve Banks that are available to satisfy reserve requirements. Historically, this series excluded balances held in a reserve account for contractual clearing purposes (contractual clearing balances program has been discontinued on July 12, 2012).

Suggested Citation:

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Total Reserve Balances Maintained with Federal Reserve Banks [RESBALNS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RESBALNS, July 24, 2019.

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