Sum of currency in circulation, reserve balances with Federal Reserve Banks, and service-related adjustments to compensate for float. Starting from July 18, 2012, the series is a sum of currency in circulation and reserve balances with Federal Reserve Banks. Service-related adjustments to compansate for float have been discontinued by the Board of Governors. For more details, see http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h41/Current/. Calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis Source Base [WSBASE], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WSBASE, January 19, 2017.
The series equals total balances maintained plus currency in circulation.
Effective February 2, 1984, reserve computation and maintenance periods have been changed from weekly to bi-weekly. Series with data prior to February 2, 1984 have different values reported from one week to the next. After February 2, 1984, the value repeats for 2 consecutive weeks.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Monetary Base; Total [BOGMBASEW], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/BOGMBASEW, January 19, 2017.
Release: Spot Prices
Definitions, Sources and Explanatory Notes:
U.S. Energy Information Administration, Crude Oil Prices: Brent - Europe [DCOILBRENTEU], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/DCOILBRENTEU, January 19, 2017.