M2

Definition

One measure of the money supply that includes M1, plus savings and small time deposits, overnight repos at commercial banks, and non-institutional money market accounts. A key economic indicator used to forecast inflation.

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The M2 was more useful for our calculation than the M1 as we wanted more meaningful data to be included.

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If you want to know where your accounts are standing then you should try and figure out your M2 quickly.

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I had my assistant go over the m2 and figure it out because it was her job and not mine to handle that kind of thing.

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