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Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Sept. 20, 2014 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Meeder Money Mkt Fund Inst (FFIXX) 0.14
BlackRock Cash Inst MMF Inst (BGIXX) 0.11
Oppenheimer Inst MMF E (IOEXX) 0.09
Fidelity Inst MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 0.09
BlackRock Cash Prime Inst MMF I (BPIXX) 0.08
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Meeder Money Mkt Retail (FFMXX) 0.08
Schwab Cash Reserves Fund (SWSXX) 0.06
PIMCO Money Mkt A (PYAXX) 0.05
HSBC Inv Prime Money Mkt A (REAXX) 0.03
PNC Money Market A (PEAXX) 0.03
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
BMO Tax-Free MMF Y (MTFXX) 0.05
Western Asset Inst AMT Free A (INMXX) 0.04
BMO Tax-Free MMF I (MFIXX) 0.04
Alpine Municipal MMF Y (AMUXX) 0.03
FFI Inst Tax Exempt (MLEXX) 0.03

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The following is a reprint from our September MFI "profile".... This month, Money Fund Intelligence interviewed Susan Hindle Barone, Secretary General of IMMFA, the London-based Institutional Money Market Funds Association. IMMFA is "the trade association which represents the European triple-A rated constant net asset value (CNAV, both distributing and accumulating) money market fund industry," and Barone has been among those leading the fight to prevent drastic regulatory change from critically injuring the money fund business in Europe. Our Q&A follows. (Note: Hindle Barone will also be speaking Monday morning at Crane's European Money Fund Symposium, which takes place today and tomorrow in London at the Hilton London Tower Bridge. For those attending, we hope you have a good show and welcome to London!)

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MFI PDF September 2014 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The September 2014 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: “MMF Assets Jump in August; SEC Reforms Loom in 10/16,” which discusses how MMF assets have increased since new regulations were passed; “IMMFA's Susan Hindle Barone on MMFs in Europe,” our monthly "profile" with the Secretary General of the Institutional Money Market Fund Association; and, “MFI Intl Review: Sterling, USD MFs Gain; Euro Down,” which looks at assets, market share, and trends among "offshore" money market funds.

Each monthly issue of Money Fund Intelligence features news, performance information and rankings on money market mutual funds. Statistics include: assets, weighted average maturity, weighted average life, expense ratio, 7-day yield, 30-day yield, 1-year, 3-yr, 5-yr, 10-yr, and since inception return, as well as 7- and 30-day gross yields. MFI also contains tables of the top-yielding and the largest money funds, and our benchmark Crane Money Fund Indexes.

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The table below is excerpted from our monthly spreadsheet product, Money Fund Intelligence XLS. It shows the largest money market mutual fund managers as of August 31, 2014. (MFI XLS contains percentile rankings, fund family rankings, "shadow" NAVs, portfolio composition, and more).

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Crane Data publishes Money Fund Intelligence, Money Fund Intelligence XLS, Money Fund Wisdom, the Crane Money Fund Indexes, and a series of products tracking money markets, mutual funds and cash investments. We also produce conferences, including Crane's Money Fund Symposium. For more information and samples, e-mail info@cranedata.com or call us at 1-508-439-4419.

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Sep 09
Carter Joins JPMorgan CALM

Online money market fund "portal" veteran John Carter has joined JP Morgan in its Cash & Liquidity Markets (CALM) group focusing on international business.

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Aug 06
Wells Seeks Fund Sales

Wells Fargo Funds Management Group is looking for an Associate Director (wholesaler) for their Liquidity Management Solutions team, based out of San Francisco. To apply and learn more, visit www.wellsfargo.com/careers and search for Requisition 5022611.

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Jul 25
UBS Hires Finch for EAMA

UBS Global Asset Management hired James Finch as Head of Global Liquidity Management, EMEA. Finch is based in London and reports to Joe Abed, Head of Global Liquidity Management.

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European Money Fund Symposium

Our second annual European Money Fund Symposium will be held Sept. 22-23, 2014, in London at the London Tower Bridge Hilton. (Visit www.euromfs.com for details and to register.) Also, Crane Data's next "basic training" money market mutual fund course, Money Fund University, will take place Jan. 22-23, 2015, in Stamford, Conn. (Watch for the agenda soon and visit www.moneyfunduniversity.com for details and to register.) Contact us for sponsorship info or speaking opportunities. Finally, thanks to those who supported our Boston Money Fund Symposium! Our next big show will be June 24-26, 2015, in Minneapolis, Minn. Contact us for more details about these events or to request the latest PDF brochure. We hope to see you in London in September or next year in Minneapolis!