money supply

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money supply

n.
The amount of money in the economy. Measures of money supply usually include cash in circulation and current account deposits in banks, but may also include savings deposits or time-restricted deposits.

money supply

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(Economics) the total amount of money in a country's economy at a given time. See also M0, M1, M2, M3, M3c, M4, M5

money supply

The amount of money in an economy at a given moment. There are various ways in which the money supply can be defined. Narrowly defined, the money supply can mean the coins and bank notes in circulation and bank deposits where money can be withdrawn at short notice. A broader definition will also include savings accounts at banks and possibly bonds and shares.
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Noun1.money supply - the total stock of money in the economymoney supply - the total stock of money in the economy; currency held by the public plus money in accounts in banks
M1 - a measure of the money supply; includes currency in circulation plus demand deposits or checking account balances
M2 - a measure of the money supply; M1 plus net time deposits (other than large certificates of deposit)
M3 - a measure of the money supply; M2 plus deposits at institutions that are not banks (such as savings and loan associations)
money - the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"
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money supply

nliquidità f inv monetaria
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Could that which procures a freer vent for the products of the earth, which furnishes new incitements to the cultivation of land, which is the most powerful instrument in increasing the quantity of money in a state -- could that, in fine, which is the faithful handmaid of labor and industry, in every shape, fail to augment that article, which is the prolific parent of far the greatest part of the objects upon which they are exerted?
The ability of a country to pay taxes must always be proportioned, in a great degree, to the quantity of money in circulation, and to the celerity with which it circulates.
For which reason the art of money-getting seems to be chiefly conversant about trade, and the business of it to be able to tell where the greatest profits can be made, being the means of procuring abundance of wealth and possessions: and thus wealth is very often supposed to consist in the quantity of money which any one possesses, as this is the medium by which all trade is conducted and a fortune made, others again regard it as of no value, as being of none by nature, but arbitrarily made so by compact; so that if those who use it should alter their sentiments, it would be worth nothing, as being of no service for any necessary purpose.
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