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What Has Frightened Wall Street Banks from Lending in the Repo Market?

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What Has Frightened Wall Street Banks from Lending in the Repo Market?

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: September 24, 2019 ~ Last Friday the Federal Reserve Bank of New York made it clear that its interventions in the overnight repo lending market were going to be a longer-term action. Call it what you will, the Fed has effectively returned to quantitative easing (QE) where it buys up Treasuries, Federal agency debt and agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) from financial institutions in exchange for loans. According to the New York Fed, the program has now been extended to at least October 10 and likely thereafter in one form or another. The Fed will be pumping in $75 billion daily in overnight repo loans while infusing $30 billion in 14-day term loans three times this week for a total of $90 billion in term loans. The fact that there is one or more financial firms needing $30 billion on a two-week basis and can’t … Continue reading