|Low||$51.1 B||$6.1 B||
$-43.2 B Revised from $-43.1 B
Treasury International Capital (TIC) Long-Term Transactions incl. Swaps provide a sum of gross purchases of US securities by foreign investors minus gross sales of securities by foreigners to US citizens.
The calculation includes US stocks and bonds (corporate, government, treasury), as well as foreign stocks and bonds. Swaps are included in the gross amount.
A higher than expected reading is seen as positive for the US dollar, because foreign investors must buy dollars in order to purchase US securities.