The Fed’s mounting losses are an expected result of surging interest rates and will not prevent officials from continuing to tighten policy, nor will they require the Treasury to step in and “recapitalize” the central bank. But it does mean that remittances to the Treasury, which have averaged 0.5% of GDP over the past decade, will stop for at least a few years.
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