Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of May 26, 2016 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
BlackRock Cash Inst MMF Inst (BGIXX) 0.49
BlackRock Cash Prime MMF Inst (BPIXX) 0.48
Deutsche Daily Assets Fund Cap (DAFXX) 0.48
Oppenheimer Institutional MM E (IOEXX) 0.48
Federated Inst MM Mgmt IS (MMPXX) 0.47
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Vanguard Prime MMF Adm (VMRXX) 0.51
Vanguard Prime MMF (VMMXX) 0.45
Fidelity Money Market Fund Prem (FZDXX) 0.42
JPMorgan Liquid Assets Capit (CJLXX) 0.40
Fidelity Instit MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 0.38
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Federated Municipal Obligs WS (MOFXX) 0.32
Vanguard Tax Exempt MMF (VMSXX) 0.30
BMO Tax-Free MMF Premier (MFIXX) 0.30
Vanguard OH Tax-Exempt MMF (VOHXX) 0.28
Federated Inst Tax-Fr Cash Tr Prem (FTFXX) 0.27

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MFI PDF May 2016 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The May 2016 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "Crane Data Celebrates 10th Birthday; Happy to Be Here," which looks at where Crane Data has been, where we are, and where we are going; "Goldman's Fishman Talks MMF Reforms, Growth," which profiles Dave Fishman, Head of Liquidity Solutions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management; and, "ICI Fact Book Shows Money Funds Hung Tough in 2015," which reviews trends from the just-released "2016 Investment Company Fact Book."

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 April 30, 2016. (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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May 25
Federated'​s Territ Retiring

Federated Investors appointed Paul Uhlman Head of Sales and President of Federated Securities Corp. to replace the retiring Tom Territ. Federated President & CEO J. Christopher Donahue commented on Territ, "Tom was an important part of Federated's growth over many years.... I'd like to thank him for his dedication and many contributions over the past 33 years."

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May 10
Jonas Joins StoneCastle

Howard Jonas has joined StoneCastle Cash Management as director of its institutional cash management business. Jonas was previously with BlackRock.

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May 04
RBC GAM Hires Drennan

RBC Global Asset Management hired Patrick Drennan as Managing Director and Sales Representative of Liquidity Management.

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Money Fund Symposium Heading to Philly

The agenda is now available and registrations are being taken for Crane Data’s big show, Money Fund Symposium, will be held June 22-24, 2016, in Philadelphia. (Visit www.cranesmfsymposium.com for details.) Also, mark your calendars for our next European Money Fund Symposium, which will be held Sept. 20-21, 2016, in London (www.euromfs.com). Finally, thanks to those who attended our "basic training" event, Money Fund University, in Boston! Our next MFU will be held Jan. 19-20, 2017, in Jersey City, NJ. Contact us (info@cranedata.com) for more details or to request the latest PDF brochures. We hope to see you in Philadelphia or London later this year!

Bond Fund Intelligence Turns One

Crane Data’s Bond Fund Intelligence celebrated its first anniversary recently. BFI 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 bond funds and bond ETFs. Let us know if you'd like to see the latest issue or to learn more about these new products, and watch for our Bond Fund Intelligence website (www.bondfundintelligence.com) to go live later in 2016. Finally, visit our Content Center (http://cranedata.com/subscribers/content/) to access the latest BFI and BFI XLS issues and archives.