- The amount of money in the economy, consisting primarily of currency in circulation plus deposits in banks: M-1 U.S. money supply consisting of currency held by the public, traveler's checks, checking account funds, NOW and super- NOW accounts, automatic transfer service accounts, and balances in credit unions. M-2 U.S. money supply consisting M-1 plus savings and small time deposits (less than $100,000) at depository institutions, overnight repurchase agreements at commercial banks, and money market mutual fund accounts. M-3 U.S. money supply consisting of M-2 plus large time deposits ($100,000 or more) at depository institutions, repurchase agreements with maturities longer than one day at commercial banks, and institutional money market accounts. Chicago Board of Trade glossary————M1-A: currency plus demand deposits. Bloomberg Financial DictionaryM1-B: M1-A plus other checkable deposits. Bloomberg Financial DictionaryM2: M1-B plus overnight repos , money market funds , savings, and small (less than $100M) time deposits. Bloomberg Financial DictionaryM3: M-2 plus large time deposits and term repos . Bloomberg Financial DictionaryL: M-3 plus other liquid assets . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
* * *money supply ˈmoney ˌsupply also ˈmoney ˌstock noun [singular] ECONOMICS1. the amount of money in an economy at a particular time, and the speed with which it is used:
• policies which are geared to stabilizing the rate of growth of the money supply2. M0/M1/M2 etc different measures of a country's money supply depending on the types of money they include, such as cash, banks (= money held by banks), commercial paper (= borrowing for short periods of time by organizations) etc:
• The Fed said its narrow M1 measure of the money supply fell $400 million in the week ended Sept. 9, while the broader M3 measure fell $500 million.
* * *The total stock of money in an economy, including notes and coins, loans, credit and other liquid instruments. There are various definitions of money supply in each country, but in all economies the definitions gradually range from narrow, which usually includes just cash in circulation and demand deposits at commercial banks, through to the broadest measure which includes money market funds.
* * *money supply UK US noun [U] (also money stock) ECONOMICS► the total amount of money in a particular economy at a particular time: »
Growth in the money supply is no longer a reliable guide to monetary conditions.
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