The Fed releases thousands of pages of docs on emergency discount-window borrowings, an...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Fed releases thousands of pages of docs on emergency discount-window borrowings, an unprecedented move sought by Bloomberg and News Corp. and fought by big banks. The data dump spans August 2007-March 2010, including the peak borrowing of $111B in late 2008 after Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy; now the parsing begins, but no markets have collapsed yet.