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The Federal Reserve's profit in 2013 fell to $81.4 billion from $90.52 billion, as the expiration of the Operation Twist program meant it did not benefit from the sale of short-term U.S. Treasury securities. It's also sitting on $53.27 billion in unrealized losses on its portfolio of bonds -- compared to a $214 billion unrealized gain last year. Fed officials have previously indicated they are likely to let the Treasury and mortgage-backed bonds they hold mature rather than sell into the open market. The Fed has previously disclosed that it remitted $79 billion to the Treasury.