Money Market Funds

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Rising inflation? No problem for fans of emergency cash

Financial advisers continue to recommend hefty cash reserves yielding almost nothing and losing ground to inflation, under the premise that safety trumps yield.

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Money-market debit cards for clients? Franklin CEO on the future of advice

Chief Executive Jenny Johnson outlined the $1.4 trillion manager's interest in technology and retirement assets at the Spark Forum

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2020 puts emergency funds on the front burner

Advisers are pushing their clients to prepare for the worst

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Money markets have a problem in zero-rate world

Some fund companies are moving away from prime funds as low rates limit the edge the funds are designed to provide over more conservative alternatives

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Cash-like ETFs see big outflows

Investors are exiting such funds at the fastest pace ever as stocks surge and corporate bonds look more appealing

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Vanguard revamps money funds, lowering costs

The $125 billion Prime Fund will be renamed Cash Reserves Federal Money Market Fund

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SEC share-class crackdown could spell the end for 12b-1 fees

The latest case has some experts wondering if any level of disclosure will suffice

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SEC orders firm to pay for share-class disclosure failures

Fresno, California-based SCF Investment Advisors took 12b-1 fees from mutual funds and revenue sharing from money market funds

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Big buildup of savings could rein in rates

Deposits at commercial banks have risen 18% this year, to a record $15.6 trillion, and money-market fund assets are almost $1 trillion higher than before the pandemic

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Despite market rebound, equity funds saw net outflows in April

While stocks are still out of favor, taxable bond funds are gaining appeal, according to Morningstar

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Money funds holding record assets fret as yields head lower

The funds face the challenge of declining rates as their assets hit $4.77 trillion amid the flight to safety

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Investors should head for credit rather than cash: UBS Wealth

The firm suggests buying U.S. and emerging market debt and averaging into select stock sectors

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Vanguard limits access to the safest money market funds

The asset management giant closed Treasury money funds to new investors in an attempt to keep yields positive

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By the Numbers: COVID-19 and ESG

How did ESG funds hold up during the first quarter? Why is BlackRock making a money market portfolio greener? InvestmentNews Chief Content Officer George Moriarty answers both questions

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Money funds just had their biggest month ever

Investors seeking a safe place for cash put a record $790 billion into government money-market funds in March, according to Crane Data

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Market volatility likely to prompt 401(k) plan menu changes

Retirement plan sponsors might change their views on risk, especially for participants near retirement

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Treasury proposes to guarantee money market funds in stimulus

The plan temporarily permits the use of its exchange stabilization fund to guarantee money market funds

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T-bills are scarce and the shortage is about to get even worse

Supply is set to get squeezed as the coronavirus scare causes demand for Treasuries to soar

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BlackRock colors a money fund green

The asset manager’s $3 billion Money Market Portfolio will focus on issuers that meet its environmental criteria

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Morningstar picks up Hueler’s stable value intel

The data and ratings firm is acquiring an index and information service that could be of interest to retirement plan advisers