Editor’s note: As many of you pointed out, our graph was not to scale. We’ve updated our post with the revised version. (Sorry about that, everyone!). -KC
What is Bernanke Doing about the Fed’s Stockpile of U.S. Debt?
Intragovernmental holdings include the Medicare Trust Fund and the Social Security Trust Fund. Oil exporters include Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Gabon, Libya, and Nigeria. Caribbean Banking Centers include Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Netherlands Antilles, Panama and British Virgin Islands.

Editor’s note: As many of you pointed out, our graph was not to scale. We’ve updated our post with the revised version. (Sorry about that, everyone!). -KC

What is Bernanke Doing about the Fed’s Stockpile of U.S. Debt?

Intragovernmental holdings include the Medicare Trust Fund and the Social Security Trust Fund. Oil exporters include Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Gabon, Libya, and Nigeria. Caribbean Banking Centers include Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Netherlands Antilles, Panama and British Virgin Islands.