Here is the Treasury International Capital Press Release. FN 5.5 MBS is down 1/32 at 99-27 but is still near the topside of the range. 100-03 triangle resistance remains in effect.
Treasury International Capital (TIC) Data for
International Capital (TIC) data for September 2008 are released today and
posted on the U.S. Treasury website (www.treas.gov/tic).
The next release, which will report on data for October, is scheduled for
December 15, 2008.
purchases of long-term securities were $66.2 billion.
acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is
estimated to have been $52.7 billion
holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S.
securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities increased
$11.6 billion. Foreign holdings of Treasury bills increased $89.9 billion.
net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents increased $79.1
net TIC flows were
$143.4 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were $126.9 billion, and net
foreign official flows were $16.4 billion.
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