Preliminary Look At TIC Data

Tyler Durden's picture

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Mos's picture

Fed fell $3B short of purchasing more USTs than foreigners. Scary stuff.

If I remember correctly, doesn't China purchase USTs through some UK broker so that it looks like the UK was the purchaser when in fact it was China?

Printfaster's picture

Even so, can anyone be sure of the actual numbers?  Any of the foreign purchasers in the Caymans?


Stuart's picture

Good luck with the QE cutbacks Ben.   

crzyhun's picture

Stay tuned, indeed. When this train stops, it will take a long time to get a rollin'. Wasn't $/Y to go to 105 according to the GS folks??

Printfaster's picture

If the Fed doesn't up rates, they will need to use a lot of NYC commercial real estate to store all the bonds that they will be buying.  The fed building will be bursting at the seams.


Jack Sparrow's picture

this game of musical chairs has a loong loong way to run...