TOTAL FEDERAL DEBT: OUTSTANDING AND NET ISSUANCE
U.S. TREASURY SECURITIES: OUTSTANDING AND ISSUANCE
FEDERAL SURPLUS (DEFICIT)
LTM deficit was $0.962 trillion.
FEDERAL DEBT HELD BY FOREIGN INVESTORS AND BY FEDERAL RESERVE
The dollar market value of federal debt held by foreign investors jumped in Q2 2019 following period of decline, while the percentage of federal debt held by foreign investors continues to decline.
Recently the Federal Reserve announced a change in balance sheet management and reserve management. Commencing in August 2019, the Fed will start increasing its holdings of U.S. Treasury securities. It is estimated that such holdings could rise above $3.6 trillion.