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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 of money market
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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  • The money market did not seem to be half so tight as it was the day before.

    The Gilded Age, Complete Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
  • Even in the money market we must invest before we can realise profits.

    The Hidden Power

    Thomas Troward
  • Still startling the money market with his fearless speculations?

  • My ideas on the subject of the money market are indefinite, you see.

    Vagabondia Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • They consider him one of the important men in the money market, don't they?'

    Fair Margaret Francis Marion Crawford
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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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.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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