Definitions M1: The sum of currency held outside the vaults of depository institutions,Federal Reserve Banks, and the U.S. Treasury; travelers checks; and demandand other checkable deposits issued by financial institutions (except demanddeposits due to the Treasury and depository institutions), minus cash items inprocess of collection and Federal Reserve float.MZM (money, zero maturity): M2 minus small-denomination time deposits,plus institutional money market mutual funds (that is, those included in M3 butexcluded from M2). The label MZM was coined by William Poole (1991); theaggregate itself was proposed earlier by Motley (1988). M2: M1 plus savings deposits (including money market deposit accounts)and small-denomination (under $100,000) time deposits issued by financialinstitutions; and shares in retail money market mutual funds (funds with initialinvestments under $50,000), net of retirement accounts.M3: M2 plus large-denomination ($100,000 or more) time deposits; repurchaseagreements issued by depository institutions; Eurodollar deposits, specifically,dollar-denominated deposits due to nonbank U.S. addresses held at foreignoffices of U.S. banks worldwide and all banking offices in Canada and theUnited Kingdom; and institutional money market mutual funds (funds withinitial investments of $50,000 or more).Bank Credit: All loans, leases, and securities held by commercial banks.Domestic Nonfinancial Debt: Total credit market liabilities of the U.S.Treasury, federally sponsored agencies, state and local governments, households,and nonfinancial firms. End-of-period basis. Adjusted Monetary Base: The sum of currency in circulation outside FederalReserve Banks and the U.S. Treasury, deposits of depository financial institu-tions at Federal Reserve Banks, and an adjustment for the effects of changesin statutory reserve requirements on the quantity of base money held by deposi-tories. This series is a spliced chain index; see Anderson and Rasche (1996a,b,2001, 2003).
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