Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Jan. 27, 2022 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
UBS Select ESG Prime Preferred Fund (SSPXX) 0.10
DWS ESG Liquidity Inst (ESGXX) 0.09
Western Asset Prem Inst Liq Res Cap (WAAXX) 0.08
JPMorgan Prime MM Capital (CJPXX) 0.07
State Street ESG Liq Reserve Prem (ELRXX) 0.07
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Fidelity Inv MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 0.05
Allspring MMF Prime (WMPXX) 0.04
JPMorgan Liquid Assets Capit (CJLXX) 0.04
Schwab Value Adv MF Inv (SWVXX) 0.03
UBS Prime Preferred Fund (UPPXX) 0.03
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
JPMorgan Municipal MM Inst (IJMXX) 0.02
Federated Hermes Muni Obligs WS (MOFXX) 0.01
Fidelity Inv MM: Tax Exempt I (FTCXX) 0.01
Invesco Tax-Free Cash Res Inst (TFPXX) 0.01
BlackRock Lq MuniFund I (MFTXX) 0.01

Money Market News


The Investment Company Institute released its latest weekly "Money Market Fund Assets" report, as well as its latest monthly "Trends in Mutual Fund Investing" and "Month-End Portfolio Holdings of Taxable Money Funds" for December 2021 Thursday. The former shows assets rebounding strongly (up $28.6B) after falling sharply in the first three weeks of January (down $88.5B). This followed 8 straight weeks of gains at year end where assets rose by $150.6 billion. Year-to-date, MMFs are down by $60 billion, or -1.3%. Over the past 52 weeks, money fund assets have increased by $321 billion, or 7.4%, with Retail MMFs falling by $40 billion (-2.6%) and Inst MMFs rising by $361 billion (12.9%). (Note: Thanks again to those who attended and supported our Money Fund University "basic training" event last week! Crane Data Subscribers and MFU Attendees may access the Powerpoints and recordings via our "Money Fund University 2022 Download Center." We also hope to see some of you live in 2 months at our next event, Bond Fund Symposium, which is March 28-29 in Newport Beach, Calif.)


Inside Money Fund Intelligence

MFI PDF January 2022 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The January 2022 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "Highlights of '21: Assets Still Going, Waivers, Reg Debate," which discusses the surprisingly positive year for money market mutual funds; "SEC Proposes MMF Reforms, Trades Gates for Swing Pricing," which reviews the latest potential rule changes for MMFs; and, "Top Money Funds of 2021; 13th Annual MFI Awards," which examines the best performing money funds of the past year.

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 info@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 December 31, 2021. (MFI XLS contains percentile rankings, fund family rankings, MNAVs, WLA, portfolio composition, and more).

Excerpt from MFI XLS

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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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Dec 28
SEC Names Birdthistle DIM Director

A press release tells us, "The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the appointment of William A. Birdthistle, currently a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, as Director of the Division of Investment Management. The Division oversees regulatory policy for investment advisers and investment companies, including mutual funds."

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Dec 15
S&​P Global Seeks Fund Analysts

S&P Global Fund Ratings is seeking a Ratings Analyst and an Associate Director. Click on the links above or contact Guyna Johnson for more information.

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Dec 08
Cooley Joins HSBC GAM

Don Cooley has started as the new Head of US FIG Liquidity Sales at HSBC Global Asset Management (USA). Cooley was formerly with SSGA.

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Bond Fund Symposium Going to Calif.

Please join us for our next live conference, Bond Fund Symposium, which will take place in person March 28-29, 2022 in Newport Beach, Calif. Bond Fund Symposium focuses on ultra-short bond funds and investing beyond money market funds. Also, mark your calendars for our next big show, Money Fund Symposium, which is scheduled for June 20-22, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minn., and for our next European Money Fund Symposium, which is scheduled for Sept. 27-28, 2022 in Paris, France. Finally, thanks to those who attended and supported our recent Money Fund University. We'll hold our next MFU on Dec. 15-16, 2022 in Boston, Mass. Watch for details in coming months. Let us know if you'd like more information on any of our shows, and we hope to see you back out on the road soon! Note that conference recordings and materials are available to conference attendees and Crane Data subscribers at the bottom of our "Content" page.