If you also dig up more gold out of the ground, then that act of mining also changes the money supply.
"You could say you want to count the pencils in their office and they'll say you're interfering with the money supply," he said.
This would allow the ECB to increase the money supply and ease the strain on struggling economies such as Greece and Portugal.
Solely increasing the money supply was no use; it was “like trying to get fat by buying a bigger belt.”
More to the point, the maneuver is increasing the U.S. money supply by that amount.
Moreover, the Governor was attempting to dictate the way in which the people should raise a money supply.
Assume that the money supply meets difficulties in its expansion.
But in similar circumstances a government resorts to inflation of the money supply.
The problem of modern industry is to be not the distribution of the money supply, but the distribution of the man-supply.
High or low prices, once the transition is made, exhaust the effects of increasing or decreasing the money supply.
The amount of money in circulation at a given time, usually controlled by some central banking authority.