bank money


Definition of bank money

: a medium of exchange consisting chiefly of checks and drafts

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Recent Examples on the Web This policy continues today with Treasury bill yields (and bank money-market yields) near zero percent, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury is less than the inflation rate. Mark Avallone, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2021 Japan, a pioneer with these moves, added the idea of using central-bank money to prop up the stock market, hoping to revive the animal spirits of investors. Megumi Fujikawa, WSJ, 7 Mar. 2021 Advocates argue the cryptocurrency can act as a safe haven during times of turbulence and can be a hedge against rampant central-bank money printing. Vildana Hajric,, 17 Nov. 2020 Investors can afford to look away: The central-bank money machine has become a poor guide to their decision-making. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, 6 Nov. 2020 Of course, that loses the bank money, so the point of the $350 billion Congress appropriated was to plug the hole in the banks' balance sheets. Jeff Spross, TheWeek, 17 Apr. 2020 By making central-bank money scarce this has recently caused trouble in overnight money markets. The Economist, 30 Dec. 2019 The two-time Pro Bowl cornerback then flung open both doors, revealing dozens of phony bank money bags and a huge smile. Jeff Bailey, The Denver Post, 25 July 2019 Blunt had used bank money to pay for a nanny, according to the order. Mark Davis, kansascity, 27 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of bank money

circa 1610, in the meaning defined above

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“Bank money.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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