Ways And Means

Ways And Means

Ways and Means Advances, short-term loans by the Bank of England to the Government. Part of the Government's short-term or' Floating' Debt.

Wealth, commodities (and claims to services) that are capable of satisfying wants. An individual's wealth comprises clothes, furniture, homes, motor-car, savings in all forms, etc. A country's wealth is the total of all personal wealth (after cancelling debts between individuals) plus collective wealth such as municipal or state-owned transport, fuel services, mines, hospitals, schools and so on. Personal wealth can be regarded as including claims to the services of collective wealth.

The total wealth of a community includes claims on the wealth of other communities. The total wealth of the world is the sum of the wealth of individual communities after cancelling claims and debts between them.

Economic - Economic Law


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