Speculative motive

• A motive for holding cash or near-cash--to put unneeded funds to work or to be able to quickly take advantage of unexpected opportunities that may arise.

• A desire to hold cash for the purpose of being in a position to exploit any attractive investment opportunity requiring a cash expenditure that might arise.

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 Precautionary motive
Safety motive
Speculative demand for money
Speculative grade bond
Transactions motive

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