In 2013 The Fed Bought 150% More Treasurys Than All Foreigners Combined

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In 2013 The Fed Bought 150% More Treasurys Than All Foreigners Combined (ZeroHedge, Feb 20, 2014):

Now that we have the full history of foreign Treasury purchases in 2013, we know the following: in December 2012 total US paper held by foreigners was $5,573.8 billion; one year later it rose to $5.794.9 billion or a $221 billion increase. So how does this look in the context of QE? In the past year, courtesy of the Fed’s $1 trillion in TSY and MBS purchases, Ben Bernanke purchases some $552 billion in Treasurys, or about 150% more than all foreigners combined! Suddenly the need for MyRA is becoming all too clear…

Fed vs Foreigner Purchases_0

And as a bonus chart, here are the top holders of US paper as of December 31, 2013.

Top Holders of US Debt

Thank you Fed (and Europe capital Belgium) for continuing to monetize US deficit spending.

Source: TIC

2 thoughts on “In 2013 The Fed Bought 150% More Treasurys Than All Foreigners Combined

  1. This is old news. The US literally prints money and loans it to ourselves……..it only hurts the people. Our dollars are losing value every day thanks to these criminal games.

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