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  1. tighteningnoun

    the act of making something tighter

    "the tightening of economic controls"

    Antonyms:
    loosening, laxation

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  1. Gregory Daco:

    The tightening of financial conditions I think is really the key game changer in this outbreak.

  2. Todd Colvin:

    Today's GDP data would suggest there are still more mountains to climb before tightening policy.

  3. Bill Campbell:

    Ultimately, increased federal deficits and expanded Treasury issuance to fund those deficits, combined with a reversal in investor appetite for that growing supply of Treasuries, will bring pressures back into money markets, these markets are already taut due to the quantitative tightening (QT) done so far and increased regulation since the global financial crisis.

  4. The Fed:

    You combine that with the fact that the tone that the Fed struck yesterday at its meeting suggests that while a reduction in stimulus is certainly coming, the Fed is not particularly eager to start tightening policy dramatically in the near term.

  5. Kim Il Sung:

    We are developing satellite technology, we are exploring outer space, not because we are in a very good position, well off economically. We still have a lot of economic problems. Even today we are tightening our belts to survive and to improve. All the same, we are investing a lot into this space program. We will continue, regardless of what people say.

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