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money market

noun
1.
the short-term trade in money, as in the sale and purchase of bonds and certificates.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples for money market
  • 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.
  • Economists don't seem to bother about the normal saver, currently earning peanuts in a money market fund.
  • Second, cutting the fed funds rate to zero could destroy the money market.
  • Interest rates on low-risk investments, such as certificates of deposit and money market funds, are abysmally low.
  • money market mutual funds haven't gone away, but they have undergone some changes recently, and more may be on the way.
  • The rescue package presents new questions for money market funds and their customers.
  • Checking, savings and money market accounts are accepted for all payments.
British Dictionary definitions for money market

money market

noun
1.
(finance) the financial institutions dealing with short-term loans and capital and with foreign exchange Compare capital market
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money market in Culture

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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