Charts - Federal Reserve Balance Sheet & New Home Sales

Chart #1
Federal Reserve Assets on the Balance Sheet have increased at an unprecedented rate, through what’s known as quantitative easing that began in August 2008.  Typical purchases are comprised of Treasury Securities and Mortgages.

Balance Sheet Assets Federal Reserve-1

Chart#2
Even as the Fed’s Balance Sheet expanded (for the sole purpose of stimulating the economy) New Home Sales activity remains near 40 year lows.

New One Family Houses-1


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