monetizing debt

Definition

Paying off government debt by printing more money. Leads to inflation.

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You should try and make sure you are always monetizing debt so that you will be able to hold on to future profits.

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The devaluation of its currency experienced by the Weimar Republic in the 1920s resulted in it monetizing debt which led hyperinflation.

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The Federal Reserve was monetizing debt, but all the new printed currency circulating in the world led to an economic recession as increases in inflation surpassed wage increases.

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