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The top three graphs show M0, M1, and M2 money supply indicators over the past 35 odd years.
The bottom three graphs show M0, M1, and M2 money supply indicators from June 2010.
We see that the money supply has increased steadily over the years. In particular, the increase in money supply has been greatest in the recession years.
This correlates to attempts made by the government to stimulate the economy and follow an expansionary monetary policy.