What Is the Money Supply? The U.S. money supply comprises currency—dollar bills and coins issued by the Federal Reserve System and the U.S. Treasury—and various kinds of deposits held by the public at commercial banks and other depository institutions such as thrifts and credit unions. On June 30, 2004, the […]

The U.S. money supply is all the physical cash in circulation throughout the nation, as well as the money held in checking accounts and savings accounts. It does not include other forms of wealth, such as long-term investments, home equity, or physical assets that must be sold to convert to cash. It […]

What is the money supply? Is it important? The money supply is the total amount of money—cash, coins, and balances in bank accounts—in circulation. The money supply is commonly defined to be a group of safe assets that households and businesses can use to make payments or to hold as […]

What is Money Supply? The money supply is the entire stock of currency and other liquid instruments circulating in a country’s economy as of a particular time. The money supply can include cash, coins, and balances held in checking and savings accounts, and other near money substitutes. Economists analyze the […]