Banks are borrowing less from the Federal Reserve

Apr 14, 2023
That's good news, but banks are still borrowing a lot more from the Fed than they typically do.
New central bank data shows that banks borrowed about $9 billion less from the Fed in the week ending April 12, according to Krishna Guha, vice chair of Evercore ISI.
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Why banks are reluctant to borrow at the Fed's "discount window"

Mar 31, 2023
There's a stigma attached to the emergency lending program.
The Federal Reserve's discount window is a "safety valve" that can stabilize troubled banks, says Bill Nelson of the Bank Policy Institute.
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How the Federal Reserve's "discount window" works

Mar 16, 2020
The Fed's cut to its short-term, emergency loan rate is meant to keep credit flowing to households and businesses.
The Fed also announced a cut in the discount rate in an attempt to stimulate the economy during the downturn caused by COVID-19.
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