How to Interpret the Fed's H8 Report
Last week, I concluded the column "The Consequences of GDP Targeting" with an admonition to "get in the habit of checking the Fed's H8 report every Friday afternoon." Let me explain today why, and how, you should do just that.
The Federal Reserve releases the H8, a report outlining the assets and liabilities of commercial banks, every Friday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. Eastern time. What's most important about the timing is it's after the markets have closed for the week, thus it gets very little attention from the business media....609 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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