Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of money market.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The market or field for the investment or employment of money; the sphere within which financial operations are carried on.

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Examples

  • The Lombard rate is closely watched by the credit markets because it serves as a ceiling for short-term money-market rates.

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  • Stock funds, like stock transactions themselves, are more lucrative to broker-dealers than are short-term money-market investments and most fixed-income products.

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  • The Fed has worried that removing the payment would hurt vulnerable parts of the financial system—namely money-market funds, which would struggle to make profits in a world where interest rates are almost zero.

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  • Non-Japanese investors also bought ¥1.477 trillion in Japanese money-market instruments last week.

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  • Short-term interbank rates have kicked up; the one-week rate rose to 4.6% in early June from 3% at the beginning of May, helping to explain the PBOC's move to ease money-market conditions.

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  • For money-market funds, liquidity is everything: a failure to pay risks a new Lehman-like run.

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  • U.S. money-market funds have been reducing their exposure to euro-zone bank debt.

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  • Schwab and its managers marketed YieldPlus as a cash alternative with only slightly more risk than a money-market fund, regulators said, even though it invested heavily in mortgage-backed securities and other holdings with significant credit risk.

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  • The mutual-fund industry on Monday presented a plan to backstop money-market funds, acknowledging that the funds could pose major risks during a market panic even though they aim to keep their values steady.

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  • The mutual-fund industry presented a plan to backstop money-market funds, acknowledging that the funds could pose risks during a panic.

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