This is not business as usual

For curiosity’s sake, take a look at the historical dollar amount of borrowing by depository institutions (banks) from the Federal Reserve.  It is hard not to notice that what we have here is unprecedented over the last 100 years.  When you hear someone say the credit crisis is almost over, check this chart and think again.

Total Borrowings of Depository Institutions from Fed. Reserve 1910 – present (Billions $US)

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