Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of April 23, 2018 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Goldman Sachs FS MM Inst (FSMXX) 1.97
Morgan Stanley Inst Liq MMP Inst (MPUXX) 1.93
Wells Fargo Heritage Sel (WFJXX) 1.91
State Street Inst Liquid Res Prem (SSIXX) 1.90
Dreyfus Cash Mgmt Institutional (DICXX) 1.90
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Fidelity Inv MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 1.94
JPMorgan Liquid Assets Capit (CJLXX) 1.88
Goldman Sachs Investor MM Inst (FMJXX) 1.86
Dreyfus Prime MMF A (CZEXX) 1.85
Vanguard Prime MMF Adm (VMRXX) 1.85
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Wells Fargo Muni Cash Mg MM Prem (EMMXX) 1.65
Federated Municipal Obligs WS (MOFXX) 1.59
JPMorgan Municipal MM Inst (IJMXX) 1.58
UBS Tax-Free Preferred (SFPXX) 1.58
Morgan Stanley Inst Liq T-E Inst (MTXXX) 1.57

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Preparations are well underway for Crane's Money Fund Symposium, the largest gathering of money market fund managers and cash investors in the world. Our next "big show" will take place June 25-27, 2018 at The Westin Convention Center, in Pittsburgh, Pa. The latest agenda, which we review below, is now available and registrations are being taken. Our Symposium last summer in Atlanta attracted over 550 attendees, and we expect another robust turnout for our 10th annual event in Pittsburgh this summer. The conference lineup will feature a keynote from Federated Investors' President & CEO Chris Donahue, as well as a 'who's who' of the money market mutual fund industry.

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MFI PDF April 2018 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The April 2018 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "Fed Hikes Again; MMF Yields Climb to 1.5%, Top MFs Hit 2%," which discusses the steady climb in MMF yields; "A Look at the New J.P. Morgan Inst Tax-Free MMF," which interviews JPMAM's Nick Rabiecki, Greg Dabrowski, and Paul Przybylski; and, "Bond Fund Symposium in LA: Ultra-Short Gets Even Hotter," which highlights from our recent bond fund conference.

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 inquiry@cranedata.com 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 March 31, 2018. (MFI XLS contains percentile rankings, fund family rankings, MNAVs, WLA, 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 inquiry@cranedata.com or call us at 1-508-439-4419.


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Crane's Money Fund Symposium

Register now for our big show, Money Fund Symposium, which will be held June 25-27, 2018, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Money Fund Symposium brings together over 500 money market mutual fund managers, marketers, investors, issuers, dealers, servicers and regulators annually. Also, start making plans for our European Money Fund Symposium, which will take place September 20-21, 2018, in London (see www.euromfs.com for more), and for our next Money Fund University, which will be January 24-25, 2019 in Stamford, Conn. (See www.moneyfunduniversity.com in coming months for more.) Finally, thanks to those who attended our recent Bond Fund Symposium in LA! (Next year, we'll do March 21-22, 2019 in Philly.) We’d be happy to discuss any of these events further, and we hope to see you in Pittsburgh or London later in 2018!

Bond Fund Holdings, Products

Contact us to see our new Bond Fund Portfolio Holdings data, or to request the latest issue of our Bond Fund Intelligence newsletter, which celebrated its 3rd birthday this month. Crane Data continues to expand its coverage of the bond mutual fund marketplace, and recently went live with a monthly collection of portfolio holdings for ultra-short and short-term bond funds. (We'll be adding holdings of intermediate-term funds later this year.) Ask about our new Bond Fund Wisdom product suite, and pending database query module. Watch for a BFI Daily product and a website dedicated to this space too in the coming year, and visit www.cranesbfsymposium.com for details on our new Bond Fund Symposium conference. Choose "Subscribers" then "Content" on our menu to access the latest BFI, BFI XLS and BF Holdings issues and archives, as well as materials from our recent Bond Fund Symposium.