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Money Supply Rises: Two measures of the...

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Money Supply Rises: Two measures of the nation’s money supply rose in the week ended Aug. 20, the Federal Reserve Board reported. The Fed said the measure known as M2 rose to a seasonally adjusted $3,306.4 billion from $3,299.9 billion the previous week. The narrowest measure of the money supply, M1, rose to a seasonally adjusted $817.6 billion from $814 billion. M1 includes cash in circulation, deposits in checking accounts and non-bank travelers checks. M2 is M1 plus accounts such as savings deposits and money market mutual funds.


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