One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The total amount of money in circulation or in existence in a country.
- ‘If increased, then it reduces the total loanable funds and money supply.’
- ‘He favored a system in which the government would control the money supply directly rather than through a central bank.’
- ‘The increase in the domestic money supply would raise demand and increase domestic inflation.’
- ‘If a contraction of the money supply sets in, household incomes will decline and it will be impossible to pay back these liabilities.’
- ‘But increasing money prices are unavoidable when the money supply is subject to relentless growth.’
- ‘More growth means lower inflation because it absorbs the money supply, and a stronger dollar.’
- ‘Despite the Fed's interest rate cuts, as of January, the money supply has barely grown.’
- ‘The money supply did decline in the first years of the depression, but this was not because of the Fed's actions but rather in spite of them.’
- ‘By buying euros the central banks are taking them out of circulation and squeezing the money supply.’
- ‘He delivered a thorough analysis of the redistribution effects that go hand in hand with changes in the money supply.’
- ‘Even in these highly simplified models the control of the money supply is not simple.’
- ‘What are the implications of a rising money supply on overall growth rates in China?’
- ‘Did poor control over the money supply lead to excessive monetary growth?’
- ‘No matter what the authorities do to stimulate growth in the money supply, the banks just sit idle, too scared to do their bit.’
- ‘Money market fund asset growth and the money supply have both slowed markedly.’
- ‘The money supply is strong, and businesses as well as families are reliquefying their balance sheets.’
- ‘The least important were the unemployment rate, inflation, the money supply and the GDP growth rate.’
- ‘They raise interest rates and tighten the money supply to combat inflation.’
- ‘A second lesson is that the money supply or the exchange rate make poor targets for monetary policy.’
- ‘Of course, increasing the money supply too fast for too long would eventually create inflation.’
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