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  The St. Petersburg Times - Business - Expanding Cash Base Is Fueling Price Rises
Consumer prices are up nearly 10 percent since the start of the year and the money base - the sum of cash in circulation and obligatory reserves of commercial banks held by the Central Bank - is up 5.9 percent to 550 billion rubles ($18.9 billion), according to official figures.
Even though most of the money printing occurred in the second half of 2000, its effects were not felt until the start of the year, with the process appearing to be gathering steam.
Money velocity, which measures the number of transactions serviced by 1 ruble of cash on an annual basis, is up to 6.55 from 6.0 at the end of last year.
www.sptimes.ru /index.php?action_id=2&story_id=4341   (619 words)

  Money Laundering Working Group Report- Federal Sentencing Guidelines (2/28/95)
In contrast to white collar cases, in which a money laundering count nearly always increased the applicable offense level, the working group found that in drug cases the money laundering offense level was higher than that for the underlying drug trafficking conduct about half the time and was lower the other half.
In many cases, money laundering defendants were initially charged with participating in the underlying criminal conduct but the counts charging the underlying criminal conduct were apparently dropped in connection with a plea bargain.
The base offense levels provided for in proposed subsections (a)(2) and (a)(3) are increased as the amount of the laundered funds increases to ensure that the greater the scope of the money laundering activity, the greater the sentence.
www.ussc.gov /moneylau/monilaun.htm   (4061 words)

 Plain Money
Non-cash money exists as sight deposits on bank accounts (which are used by the public and the banks among themselves) and as noncash reserves on central bank accounts (which have to be used by the banks in settling their payments to other banks at different locations and abroad).
Money is a functional tool made of value-informational units, similar to a vocabulary made of meaningful words of which it is in fact a special case.
The money base is the monetary ”material” by which the money supply is fed. The supply of money in the broadest sense would be identical with either side of the equation of exchange.
jove.prohosting.com /marcosab/plainmoney.html   (19634 words)

 Money Laundering Working Group Summary - Federal Sentencing Guidelines (2/95)
Some commentators asserted that guideline sentences in money laundering cases were often disproportionately high relative to the seriousness of the offense and, because of inconsistent charging practices by the government, led to unwarranted sentencing disparity.
To test the assertion that the money laundering conduct was incidental to, or part of, the underlying crime, the working group examined relevant case files to determine both the underlying offense that generated the proceeds and the nature of the money laundering conduct.
The money laundering offense level was higher than the underlying conduct's offense level in 52.5 percent of the drug cases and in 96.0 percent of the non-drug cases.
www.ussc.gov /moneylau/monisum.htm   (2144 words)

 Money market funds -- rising rates
Money market mutual funds are often used by people with brokerage accounts as a short-term holding place for money that's waiting to be invested in stocks, bonds or mutual funds.
In that environment there can be a tendency to pay little attention to the expense ratio, but for anyone using a money fund as a place to keep his or her emergency fund, the expense ratio is an important consideration.
When it comes to yields, money funds are no competition for high yield money market accounts, many of which currently offer better than 2 percent.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/money_market/20041019a1.asp   (750 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Money | Special_reports | Base rate nudged up amid fear of inflation
But Nationwide said its "base mortgage rate" would still be about 90 basis points lower than most of its rivals, which were last night still considering their response.
Nationwide's base mortgage rate will rise from 4.54% to 4.89% from December 1, while the Halifax's standard rate would be 5.75% if it passed on the 0.25% percentage point increase.
A typical £80,000 base mortgage rate borrower with a repayment loan will see their monthly mortgage bill rise by £16.07, from £446.49 to £462.56.
money.guardian.co.uk /interestrates/story/0,6453,1079785,00.html   (614 words)

 Monetary base - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In economics, the monetary base, or the money base (often called narrow money in the UK) is a term relating to the volume of money in the economy, or money supply.
As such, it is a narrow definition of money supply, consisting of only the most liquid forms of money.
Wider definitions of the money supply include the public's bank deposits and are therefore larger in volume and encompass money of a lower liquidity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Money_base   (134 words)

 Money supply - T2W Traderpedia
Money supply can be defined as the quantity of money available within an economy available to purchase goods, services, and securities.
Because (in principle, anyway) money is anything that can be used in settlement of a debt, there are varying measures of money supply.
The supply of money can only increase if the money is first "printed" by the issuer of money, usually the government central bank or treasury.
www.trade2win.co.uk /traderpedia/?title=Money_supply&printable=yes   (296 words)

 Money base - Definition, explanation
The money base, or the monetary base is a government liability, currency and bank reserves.
Since the second half of the eighties the notion of amorphous "reserves" underlying the money base was consistently presented as an axiom-type statement, which, however contradicts the actual incidents underlying the separation of current monetary system from gold.
Many economists fear that money base is increasingly diluted, thus the quantifiable "reserves" in the world monetary system today are in essence amount of (mostly) unsecured debt.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/m/mo/money_base.php   (349 words)

 Women & The Economy - Who Makes Money?
Money "as good as gold" based on or "derived from" an actual store of gold, began circulating in values much greater than the gold in storage - money that was created out of nothing by transactions of credit and debt.
He noted that not only solid things, like cattle, beaver pelts and gold were money, but that the promise to pay any of those things - the banker's notes, that were essentially a promise to pay out in those real things (if required) - were everywhere also recognized as money.
Money is constantly appearing as new debt and constantly vanishing as retired old debt.
unpac.ca /economy/who_makes_money.html   (1623 words)

 The Fed and Money Supply
Money velocity, the ratio of nominal GDP to the M2 measure of money, tracks the turnover of money in the economy and, by implication, money’s impact on gross domestic product (GDP).
Although this general slowdown in money growth occurred prior to the Fed’s latest rate increase, the pattern is entirely consistent with the Fed’s desire to move its monetary stance from stimulus toward neutrality.
The money multiplier, for instance, is roughly in line with where it has hovered since the mid 1990s, suggesting that the broader aggregates, in this case M2, are roughly in line with the behavior of the monetary base.
www.lordabbett.com /us/insights/article.jsp?OID=13101   (1505 words)

Almost all of the fall in the money supply resulted from a fall in the money multiplier, not the monetary base.
The money supply growth rate (both base and M2) was high during the first 4 years of Roosevelt's administration, but M2 growth turned negative for a second stretch when reserve requirements were increased in 1937.
Based almost entirely on Hoover's opposition to the dole (note that evidence of negative consequences on British economy were already evident), and the fact that FDR took the policies considerably further.
www.gmu.edu /departments/economics/bcaplan/e918/MON13.html   (1470 words)

 Base Salary - Money-zine.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Base Salary is the term that refers to an employee's paid compensation before incentive compensation is applied.
For newly hired employees, the base salary would not include items such as a sign on bonus or other monetary incentives.
An employee's base salary is the minimum annual money received or the standard salary which an employee receives for doing a specific job.
www.money-zine.com /Definitions/Career-Dictionary/Base-Salary   (111 words)

 Money and Banking: Section 14 Main
The money supply increases by a greater amount than the original Fed purchase of bonds because of the money multiplier.
The result is a reduction in the money supply by a factor of the money multiplier.
We show the money supply as a vertical line at a level controlled by the Fed. In this case the Fed increases the money supply by using open market operations.
www.colorado.edu /Economics/courses/econ2020/4111/section14/section14-main.html   (5442 words)

 The Monetary Base
A private enterprise with sufficient financial capital may obtain a charter that permits it to accept deposits of base money from the public, and to issue loans in the form of credit convertible to base money on demand.
The Fed's base money liabilities are closely matched by its assets in the form of Treasury securities that it previously bought from the public.
Since base money is a monopoly of the State, the Fed must issue enough to avoid a shortage of what the public must use to pay its taxes.
wfhummel.cnchost.com /monetarybase.html   (1560 words)

 The Anniston Star - Alabama to get small portion of federal base upgrade money
Yet only two Alabama bases are slated to receive construction money: $1.9 million for Anniston Army Depot and $1.8 million for a readiness center at the Gadsden Army National Guard Base.
Joel Harper, spokesman for the Maxwell base, said the current money has been used to add office space and two dozen classrooms to the base's officer training school, build new dormitories, move a fuel cell maintenance facility and replace a maintenance hangar.
But lawmakers from around the country are under greater pressure this year to win dollars for local bases since more bases are scheduled to be closed in 2005.
www.annistonstar.com /news/2002/as-calhoun-0206-0-2b05t5336.htm   (376 words)

 Money Basics
In the era of commodity money, the issuer was constrained by the need to hold a sufficient supply of the underlying commodity.
The value of fiat money therefore depends on the policies and actions of the issuer, normally the central bank of a country.
The general acceptance of the government’s fiat money derives from its status as legal tender and from the fact that it is required in payment of federal taxes.
wfhummel.net /moneybasics.html   (1098 words)

 idea-money-type ::: www.effbot.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I propose adding an "abstract" base type for money objects, which can be subclassed by actual implementations.
The base type allows the user to use isinstance to identify an object as a money object, and convert the money value to an integer, a floating point value, or a well-formed string.
class basemoney(object): def __str__(self): # return the money value, as a string that should # match the regular pattern "[+-]?\d+(.\d+)?" # use trailing zeros to indicate precision def __int__(self): # convert money value to an integer.
effbot.org /zone/useredit.cgi?name=idea-money-type   (281 words)

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 Telegraph | Money | Base metals can be turned into golden chances
Emerging economies such as China and India are booming as their populations grow and living standards improve.
Over the past three years, it has trebled investors' money after charges and tax, according to Standard and Poor's.
Graham French, manager of the MandG Global Basics fund, said: "China's economy is growing by around 10 per cent a year and we don't expect much of a slackening off in that trend.
www.telegraph.co.uk /money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2004/03/06/cmcomm06.xml   (867 words)

 Bush's Requests for Iraqi Base Funding Make Some Wary of Extended Stay
Questions on Capitol Hill about the future of the bases have been prompted by the new emergency spending bill for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, which overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives last week with $67.6 billion in funding for the war effort, including the base money.
Although the House approved the measure, lawmakers are demanding that the Pentagon explain its plans for the bases, and they unanimously passed a provision blocking the use of funds for base agreements with the Iraqi government.
These large bases are being built at the same time that hundreds of millions of dollars are being spent on separate bases for the growing Iraqi military.
www.commondreams.org /headlines06/0324-06.htm   (1795 words)

 High-powered money - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
High-powered money is a macroeconomic term referring to the monetary base, or money supply, which is controlled by the institution in a country that controls monetary policy.
The monetary base is called high-powered because the magnitude of changes in monetary base are greatly magnified by the money multiplier.
As an example, a 1% increase in monetary base may lead to a 10% increase in the money supply due to money multipler effects.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/High-powered_money   (123 words)

 Pound Currency after Quicken File Conversion [Microsoft (MS) Money FAQ and Help]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
If you are converting an Intuit Quicken file into Microsoft Money, and use the UK Pound Sterling currency as a major currency within the file (possibly even your primary currency), then after a conversion, you may find that you have a currency called 'Pound', which some or all of your accounts have.
Change the BASE and planner currencies and investments to 'British Pound' also (see FAQ Article 337 and FAQ Article 338 for more information on the Base and Planning Base currencies).
Money will not let you delete the old currency ('Pound') until there are no traces of it left in the system.
money.mvps.org /faq/article/38.aspx   (394 words)

My friend maintained that money is only a means of exchange and does not represent anything at all in and of itself; that it is only a mutually agreed upon medium of exchange.
What disturbs me about the idea that money has value only because we all mutually agree that it does, is the fear that society in general might revise its opinion downward of the value of the money I've worked all my life to acquire.
That is far different than having a fixed amount of gold bullion in a bank and being able to visit that bank whenever you wish to exchange your paper IOU for the metal itself, or for whatever commodity is being held in reserve for you.
home.pacbell.net /rsdotson/diary/money.htm   (1530 words)

 Your Base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The answer to that question is what people in politics call your "base" of support.Your base in an election is like the base of a pyramid—it supports everything that is added later on.
Second, they pay personal attention to people in their base by appearing at events sponsored by supporters, calling people on the telephone, writing letters to them.
Third, candidates can keep a "base" solid by supporting other candidates who are backed by the same groups.
www.goerie.com /nie_raceformayor/your_base.html   (683 words)

 1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2006
The money supply, as measured and published by the Reserve Bank, refers to the amount of cash held by the public plus deposits with specified financial institutions.
The measures range from the narrowest category, money base, through to the widest category, broad money, with other measures in between.
The money supply under each of these measures at 30 June for the last three years is shown in table 26.35.
www.abs.gov.au /AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/bb8db737e2af84b8ca2571780015701e/9BBC5F8644056988CA2570DE001D0A42?opendocument   (773 words)

 RBA:RDP8203 The Causal Relationship between Money Base and Money Supply in Australia: 1960-1979
Controversy has centred around a number of issues, including: the exogeneity of the money base; the substitutability of cash and other liquid assets in the management of bank's reserves; the causal significance of the budget deficit of the consolidated government sector relative to imported disturbances; and the appropriate definition of the money base in Australia.
These changes are likely to have altered both the time series properties of the monetary aggregates and may also have changed the observed relationship between various measures of money base and the money stock.
The results are in some cases conflicting due to the stringent techniques for determining causality but we conclude: there is evidence of considerable instability in the money multiplier for most concepts of money base during the 60s and 70s.
www.rba.gov.au /PublicationsAndResearch/RDP/RDP8203.html   (307 words)

 Old Money FAQ
Finally, if Money isn't capable of doing something that you want, or it doesn't perform as you expect, please submit a wish to Microsoft Wish.
If you have visited microsoft.public.money, Money's support newsgroup, you have noticed that some participants have the title MVP after their name.
This is the companion for Money 97, and it combines a primer on basic personal finance along with instructions on how to use Money 97.
www.bollar.org /msmoney/msmoney.htm   (1952 words)

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