Financial Analysis Of US Flow Of Funds
One of the single best sources of information about financial institutions is the “U.S. Flow of Funds Report” produced by the Federal Reserve. This document contains data on most financial intermediaries. To access this report, go to http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/Z1/. Click on the most current release. (You may have to load Acrobat Reader if your computer does not already have it. The site has a link for a free patch.) Go to the “Level Tables” and answer the following questions.
a. What percent of assets do commercial banks hold in loans? What percent of assets are held in mortgage loans?
b. What percent of assets do savings and loans hold in mortgage loans?
c. What percent of assets do credit unions hold in mortgage loans and in consumer loans?