excess reserves

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The excess reserves held by the bank was a decision that was based on the top level security system which is their bank vault.

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Because of a localized recession in south Texas, the local banks were forced to hold excess reserves in fear of having a bank run.

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It is beneficial for individuals, looking to establish an account with a bank or credit union, to inquire about that particular institution's excess reserves as that can provide insight into it's fiscal health and management.

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