the money supply


the money supply
business : the total amount of money available for spending in a country's economy

an increase in the money supply

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Main Entry:money supply

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  • Money supply — M1 A: Currency plus demand deposits M1 B: M1 A plus other checkable deposits. The New York Times Financial Glossary M2: M1 B plus overnight repos, money market funds, savings, and small (less than $100M) time deposits. The New York Times… …   Financial and business terms

  • money supply — Econ. the sum of demand or checking account deposits and currency in circulation. [1875 80] * * * Liquid assets held by individuals and banks. The money supply includes coins, currency, and demand deposits (checking accounts). Some economists… …   Universalium

  • money supply — monetary stock The quantity of money issued by a country s monetary authorities (usually the central bank). If the demand for money is stable, the widely accepted quantity theory of money implies that increases in the money supply will lead… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • money supply — noun the total stock of money in the economy; currency held by the public plus money in accounts in banks • Hypernyms: ↑funds, ↑finances, ↑monetary resource, ↑cash in hand, ↑pecuniary resource • Hyponyms: ↑M1, ↑M2, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • money supply — N UNCOUNT: usu the N The money supply is the total amount of money in a country s economy at any one time. They believed that controlling the money supply would reduce inflation …   English dictionary

  • money supply — n. All money in the economy at a given time. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary


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