Advanced Search

Volume 19 - Number 5

March 8, 2019

Powell Sets a Floor for the Fed’s Balance Sheet

When the Federal Reserve has finally “normalized” its balance sheet, allowing much of the $4.25 trillion in Treasuries and agency securities that it acquired through quantitative easing to gradually run off, there will still be as much as $1 trillion on the ledger, according to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony before the Senate Banking Committee last week.

Subscribers to Inside The GSEs have full access to all its stories and data online. Visitors may become subscribers for full access or may purchase individual articles and data.

Subscriber Log In

If you are a current subscriber or already purchased this article, please login below.

Forgot your password?

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website?


This biweekly covers the housing-related government-sponsored enterprises with experienced, expert analysis.



You can purchase this article for $55.00 without subscribing and always have access to it on

Pay Per View

Please contact Customer Service if you need assistance: 1-800-570-5744


Which is your biggest priority for the coming months?

Growing production
Expanding into new markets
Managing costs
Regulatory concerns
Updating our technology
None of the above

vote to see results