tight money


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Noun1.tight money - the economic condition in which credit is difficult to secure and interest rates are hightight money - the economic condition in which credit is difficult to secure and interest rates are high
financial condition - the condition of (corporate or personal) finances
easy money - the economic condition in which credit is easy to secure
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This has resulted in a huge loss triggering a tight money situation.
After all, boosting the economy with expansionary monetary and fiscal policy is good for profits as well as wages, yet many wealthy individuals and business leaders demand tight money and austerity instead.
Under Congress' fiscal recklessness, tight money was ineffective to combat inflation.
As for Volcker's tight money, its largest effects occurred after the election.
As government spends ever more in a losing effort to maintain a penchant for unlimited government growth, as fewer and fewer are willing to contract with government to provide social services because the ever rising demand from more and more on the dole cannot be accompanied by Federal payments to providers equal to the effort they must make, the overall economy quakes, inflation beckons, and, sooner or later, Fed tight money policies lose their ability to block inflation and control private spending.
Nigerian commercial banks' earnings were hit by the apex bank's tight money policies.
Tight money increases embezzlement temptations, so review your bookkeeping procedures and remove any obvious opportunities for theft by your employees.
We know how tight money is, and how quickly employers need to work to meet community needs.
That's why some schools have backed away from affirmative action," Cash adds, asserting tight money has slowed the once aggressive affirmative action and diversity programs of the past two decades.
However tight money is, people in this region always want to help others.