Friday, January 27, 2017

Velocity Of Money – Charts Updated Through January 27, 2017

Here are three charts from the St. Louis Fed depicting the velocity of money in terms of the MZM, M1 and M2 money supply measures.
All charts reflect quarterly data through the 4th quarter of 2017, and were last updated as of January 27, 2017.  As one can see, one of the three measures is at an all-time low for the periods depicted:
Velocity of MZM Money Stock, current value = 1.297:
MZM money velocity
Data Source: FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; accessed January 27, 2017:
Velocity of M1 Money Stock, current value = 5.655:
M1 Money Velocity
Data Source: FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; accessed January 27, 2017:
Velocity of M2 Money Stock, current value = 1.436:
M2 money velocity
Data Source: FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; accessed January 27, 2017:
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I post various indicators and indices because I believe they should be carefully monitored.  However, as those familiar with this site are aware, I do not necessarily agree with what they depict or imply.
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The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation
SPX at 2294.69 as this post is written

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