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System Open Market Account Holdings

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Securities Holdings as of March 31, 2010 ($ thousands) :

Summary Report
Security Type Total (in Thousands)
US Treasury Bills (T-Bills) 18,422,636.7
US Treasury Notes and Bonds (Notes/Bonds) 708,871,742.9
US Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS)* 43,777,163.1
Federal Agency Securities** 168,988,000.0
Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities*** 1,068,697,160.7
Total SOMA Holdings 2,008,756,703.4
Change From Prior Week -3,602,865.9

A cool trillion dollar, out of 7.5 trillion total outstanding, of mortgage backed securities was held by government. Now government has stopped buying MBS, let’s see what happens.

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Written by walkinggeek

April 5, 2010 at 12:50 pm

Posted in Mortgage

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