Meaning of “hot money” in the English Dictionary

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"hot money" in Business English

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hot moneynoun [ U ]

uk us

FINANCE money that is moved, for example, from one bank or country to another, to make a profit from high interest or exchange rates:

Wouldn't the hot money attracted by high rates be moved when these rates fell?

FINANCE money that can be easily identified if it is stolen, for example, bank notes that have a mark on them:

The hot money contained new bills with consecutive serial numbers.

informal what people who know a lot about a subject think will happen:

But the hot money is on rates going up again next month..

(Definition of “hot money” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)