The following data was referenced in a Real World Economics column regarding the $7.7 billion in Federal Reserve lending in the 2008-2010 period, which appeared in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press on December 1, 2011.

To access these reports in the future, or look at other Fed statistical releases and historical tables:

  1. Go to the Board of Governors’ (BOG) web site at
  2. Click on “Economic Research and Data” from the menu across the top.
  3. Click on “Statistical Releases and Historical Data” from the menu at upper left.
  4. Look for Releases H.3.1 and H.4.1.

If you have no interest in other aspects of the BOG’s web site you also can go directly to and look for Releases H.3.1 and H.4.1.