money market

the short-term trade in money, as in the sale and purchase of bonds and certificates.

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World English Dictionary
money market
finance Compare capital market the financial institutions dealing with short-term loans and capital and with foreign exchange

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money market definition

A collective term for the many markets in which funds that are loaned for short periods to businesses or to governments are bought and sold.

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Example sentences
Balances can be redeemed in the form of a paper check or swept into a bank
  account or an interest-bearing money market fund.
Regulators and mutual fund executives differ on the stability of money market
  funds since the financial crisis.
If you pay through a checking or money market account, you will still receive a
  bill in the mail.
The devaluation of the piastre dried up the money market.
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