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Where would we be without the Fed and its printing press? There’s been a lot of debate about the appetite of foreign investors of our debt — Treasury auctions continue to be strong, even as noises emanate from overseas about wanting to dump the dollar.

But here’s a stark fact, via the Council on Foreign Relations: Only the Fed is buying agency debt. Foreign buyers, who once consumed it voraciously, have been net sellers so far this year.