Yields Up 13 Basis Points Before Fed Meeting
- No Plans for CP Facility to Accept Tax-Exempts. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;10/15/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32982, p1
The article reports on the declaration of the U.S. Federal Reserve officials that there are no plans for their Commercial Paper Funding Facility to accept tax-exempt commercial paper, but they may reconsider this issue before the program begins October 27, 2008. This announcement came as state...
- Households' Muni Portfolios Grew by Just 0.1 % in 1Q. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;6/14/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32402, p6
The article highlights the report released by the United States Federal Reserve Board in June 2006 which shows that mutual funds and money market funds have increased their holdings of municipal debt during the first quarter. According to the report, household held $860.1 billion in municipal...
- Lower Tax-Time Outflows May Be Sign of Heavy Issuance Ahead. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;4/26/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31374, p31
Reports the decline of outflows from money market funds in the U.S. Increase in the rate of year-to-date municipal issuance; Impact of the funds rate of the Federal Reserve Board on short-term interest rates; Effect of time-money market fund outflows on short-term interest rates.
- Lackluster note season, rate backup keep managers at bay. Polyak, Ilana // Bond Buyer;06/04/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30655, p7
Focuses on money market fund trends in the United States for June 4, 1999 affected by the plans of the US Federal Reserve Board to adopt a tighter monetary policy. Strategies used by financial consultants to bridge the note season; Increase of coupon payments driving up the amount of money in...
- Money Funds Welcome Fed's Reverse Repos. // Money Management Executive;3/15/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p4
The article focuses on the move of Fidelity Corp., Vanguard Corp. and Federated Investors to welcome the plan of Federal Reserve to offer to buy an estimated one trillion dollars in reverse repositions in the money market funds in the U.S.
- WHERE TO STASH CASH. Michels, Antony J. // Fortune;7/25/1994, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p30
Offers advice for investment opportunities. Discussion on money market mutual fund yields; Observations about the U.S. Federal Reserve Board policies; Fact that the average bank money market account yields a puny 2.41%, up slightly from the low of 2.33% before the Federal Reserve started raising...
- STASH THE CASH HERE. Stern, Linda // Newsweek;10/4/2004, Vol. 144 Issue 14, p66
Reports that money-market funds are coming to life after the Federal Reserve's repeated interest rate hikes. Financial statistics on the increase in average annual yields; Analysis by Peter Crane of iMoneynet.com.
- THURSDAY'S YIELDS. // Bond Buyer;4/28/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32370, p1
The article reports that tax-exempts has went down as the Treasury market rallied on a speech by Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben S. Bernanke, raising the possibility of a pause in the cycle of monetary tightening that reached almost two years.
- Money markets: Worth another look. Altfest, Lewis J. // Medical Economics;11/18/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 22, p24
Reports on the investment of money market funds in short-term securities in the U.S. Minimal risk of default associated for these securities; Keeping of net asset value of shares to maintain the stable value of money; Consideration of taxable or tax-exempt account before investing in a...