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Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Nov. 23, 2015 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Morgan Stanley Inst Liq MMP Inst (MPUXX) 0.19
Oppenheimer Institutional MM E (IOEXX) 0.19
Deutsche Daily Assets Fund Instit (DAFXX) 0.18
Federated Money Market Mgmt IS (MMPXX) 0.18
Invesco Liquid Assets Institutional (LAPXX) 0.18
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Schwab Value Adv MF Ultra (SNAXX) 0.12
Vanguard Prime MMF (VMMXX) 0.09
Federated Money Market Mgmt CAP (MMLXX) 0.08
Invesco STIC Prime Personal (AIM22) 0.08
Meeder Money Market Fund Retail (FFMXX) 0.08
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Western Asset Inst Tax Free Res Inst (CIFXX) 0.02
Western Asset Tax Free Res A (LWAXX) 0.02
BlackRock Liq MuniFund I (MFTXX) 0.02
BlackRock Liq MuniCash Inst (MCSXX) 0.02
FFI Instit Tax Exempt (MLEXX) 0.02

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OppenheimerFunds, the 25th largest money fund manager, issued a statement on Friday stating that all of their Prime funds will be convert to Government funds later in 2016. Currently, Oppenheimer has $10.1 billion in money fund assets, all of which are currently in Prime funds. The move brings the assets converted recently or planning to convert from Prime to Government to almost $250 billion to date. Also, another firm that announced a major shift out of Prime into Government earlier this year, Deutsche Wealth and Asset Management, also announced the launch of two ultra-short term bond funds on Monday.

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MFI PDF November 2015 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The November 2015 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: “MF Consolidation Accelerates; Govt Fund Conversions Begin,” which looks at Prime to Government fund conversions, consolidation, and Schwab and Fidelity's declaration of "retail" funds; “Prior Speaks on Changes; New Reality at Fidelity,” where we summarize recent comments from Fidelity's Nancy Prior and changes to the firm's funds; and, “BlackRock Buys BofA MMFs in Biggest Deal of Decade,” which recaps the news that BlackRock acquired BofA's $87 billion money fund business.

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.

Subscriptions are $500 a year, and include online access to archived issues and additional features. Bulk discounts and site licenses are available. Write or call 1-508-439-4419 to subscribe or to request more information.

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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 Oct. 31, 2015. (MFI XLS contains percentile rankings, fund family rankings, "shadow" NAVs, portfolio composition, and more).

Excerpt from MFI XLS

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Crane Data is a money market and mutual fund information company founded by Peter G. Crane and Shaun Cutts. We collect money market mutual fund, bank savings, and cash investment performance, statistics, and information and distribute rankings, news, and indexes.

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 or call us at 1-508-439-4419.


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Crane’s Money Fund University

Crane Data’s next "basic training" event, Money Fund University, will be held Jan. 21-22, 2016, in Boston, Mass. Visit to register and for details. Also, mark your calendars for next year's big show, Crane's Money Fund Symposium, which will be held June 22-24, 2016, in Philadelphia (, and for next year’s European Money Fund Symposium, which will be held in London, Sept. 20-21, 2016. Contact us for more details about these events or to request the latest PDF brochures. We hope to see you in Boston, Philadelphia or London in 2016!

Bond Fund Intelligence

Crane Data’s newest product, Bond Fund Intelligence, tracks the bond mutual fund marketplace with an emphasis on the ultra-short bond fund segment. BFI’s complement, Bond Fund Intelligence XLS, is a monthly spreadsheet with performance and statistics on the largest bond funds and ultra-short bond ETFs. Let us know if you'd like to learn more about these new products, and watch for our Bond Fund Intelligence website ( to go live late in 2015.