Updates of this series will be ceased on December 20, 2019. Interested users can construct a proxy by summing Currency in circulation (H.4.1 release); Service Related Balances and Adjustments (H.4.1 release); and Reserve Balances with FR Banks (H.4.1 release). The discontinued series plotted on the same graph with the calculated data can be accessed for comparison at https://fred.stlouisfed.org/graph/?g=oJ6w
For more details, see the FRED Announcement.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis Source Base (DISCONTINUED) [SBASENS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/SBASENS, April 14, 2021.
The Board of Governors discontinued the H.3 statistical release on September 17, 2020. For more information, please see the announcement posted on August 20, 2020.
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).
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Total Reserve Balances Maintained with Federal Reserve Banks (DISCONTINUED) [RESBALNS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RESBALNS, April 14, 2021.
Release: H.4.1 Factors Affecting Reserve Balances (data not included in press release)
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.
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, April 14, 2021.
Feb 1984 - Dec 1990: Annual Statistical Digest, various issues, Table 2.
Jan 1991 to date: Federal Reserve Board, H.4.1.
Service-related deposits are the sum of "required clearing balances" and "adjustments to compensate for float." For more details, see http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h41/20120719/
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Service-Related Balances and Adjustments (DISCONTINUED) [WSVCBAL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WSVCBAL, April 14, 2021.