What is the M2 money supply and its components?

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Prerequisites: savings deposits, small time deposits, and retail money funds

Over the last few posts Iā€™ve looked at various forms of money beyond M1: savings deposits, small time deposits, and retail money funds. If you add them all up plus the results of M1 they total another measure of the total supply of money known as M2.

The following chart shows M2 and its components for a particular point in time.

Written on August 18, 2016