Transcripts of the monetary policymaking body of the Federal Reserve from 2002–2008.

There is a second factor. There has been discussion of extending the A1/P1 program to A2/P2, which the industry is certainly aware of, but I would highlight with the A2/P2 that a lot of the mutual funds do not want to hold it over the end of the year. Most of the A2/P2 borrowers are having trouble rolling over year-end. There is a real risk that that market will have to rely on backup lines of credit, and it’s not clear whether the A2/P2 market comes back after the New Year, if that happens, or in what capacity it does. So I think the real test will be to look at this chart in January or February.

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