I am a huge sucker for a clever piece of digital design. Given yesterday's surprise taper, I wanted to direct your attention to a very interesting look at the Fed's balance sheet.

The accompanying chart comes from J.P. Koning, who designs financial visualizations at Financial Graph & Art and blogs at Moneyness. Click here to be taken to the interactive version, where you can highlight any program to see the Fed's actions:

Source: Financial Graph & Art

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net