Where Can I Find Updates on the U.S. Money Supply?


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Question: The money supply of the United States is such a key economic indicator, why don’t we get a reading of it on a daily basis? It seems like it would be a lot more valuable gauge of the economy and the future than anything like the S&P500, Nasdaq100, Russell—and so on.

Paul Solman: The Fed reports the money supply weekly, Bill. Here’s the latest report.

You can begin to decipher it by reading about the various money supply measures on the Internet.