Tax-Free Money Funds Avoid Consolidation and Outflows
- Firms Likely to Reinstate Waived Fees If Fed Raises Funds Rate. Briggs, Amanda // Bond Buyer;4/23/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31869, p35
Focuses on the possible reinstatement of fees for firms offering money market funds in the event of raising the federal funds rate by the Federal Open Market Committee in the U.S. Maintenance of share value; Percentage of firms waiving portion of fees; Average annualized yield for tax-free funds.
- Alternatives for the Future. Zigler, Brad // REP.;Dec2015, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p25
The article reports on which liquid alternative funds will fare best when rates go up in the U.S. It is suggested that with the coming of the end of the zero-rate environment in the U.S., investors and advisors must rethink their portfolio strategies, most especially their alternative investment...
- DON'T LOSE INTEREST. Stern, Linda // Newsweek;5/3/2004, Vol. 143 Issue 18, p64
Discusses why investors who have moved funds into investments like mortgage-backed mutual funds, Treasuries and real-estate funds could lose money. View that all these long-term investments could lose value once the U.S. Federal Reserve starts raising interest rates; Suggestion that now is a...
- Charles Schwab Kicking Off Pair of 'Ultra-Short' Municipal Bond Funds. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;11/17/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32012, p6
The article reports on the San Francisco, California-based fund giant Charles Schwab Corp.'s plans to create two ultra-short tax-free bond mutual funds in December 2004. The funds are designed to help shield investors from principal losses if interest rates rise, while still providing them with...
- Tax-Free Yield Rises to 2.96% in Week. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;7/28/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32433, p7
The article reports on the growth of the average yield on tax-free money market funds for the week ended July 24, 2006. According to iMoneyNet Inc., the tax-free yield increased five basis points to 2.96 percent. The article also reports on the growth of assets in the funds. The funds' average...
- Interest rates still historically low, despite recent hikes. Sniezek, Patrick W. // Inside Tucson Business;02/14/2000, Vol. 9 Issue 47, p9
Reports on the interest rate situation in the United States, as of February 14, 2000. US Federal Reserve Open Market Committee's decision to increase the federal funds rate; Impact on residential mortgage purchases or refinancings.
- One good turn deserves another. Simons, Howard L. // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Dec2003, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p38
Focuses on the pattern of the overnight federal funds rate in the U.S. Reserve requirements of the Federal Reserve; Volatility of the federal funds rate's interest rate; Average values of federal funds rate; Calculation of the forward rate ratio.
- How the Fed funds and repo market works. // Banking;Apr78, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p98
Describes the dynamics of federal funds and stock buyback markets in the U.S. History of federal funds and stock buybacks; Impact of interest rates on federal funds stock buybacks; Advantages of federal funds and stock buybacks.
- MBNA and BlueFish Strike Cobrand Deal . // American Banker;5/15/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 93, p8
MBNA Corp. has added the high-end travel service Delray, Florida-based BlueFish Concierge Inc. to its list of cobrand partners.The interest rate ranges between 6and 12lueFish has 100 sales representatives in the United States and the United Kingdom and 50,000 customers.