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Volume 2019 - Number 3

January 18, 2019

Fed to Cut Agency MBS — What it Means for Market

The Federal Reserve will continue to unwind its massive $4 trillion portfolio ó $2.2 trillion in Treasuries, $1.64 trillion in agency MBS, and agency debt. This, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell told financier David Rubenstein in a public forum at the Economics Club of Washington last week. Left unsaid is what this will mean for the agency MBS market.

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