Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Dec. 14, 2019 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
DWS ESG Liquidity Fund Cap (ESIXX) 1.79
Morgan Stanley Inst Liq ESG MMP I (MPUXX) 1.78
Federated Inst MM Mgmt IS (MMPXX) 1.78
Wells Fargo Heritage Sel (WFJXX) 1.76
Goldman Sachs FS MM Inst (FSMXX) 1.75
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Invesco Premier Institutional (IPPXX) 1.77
Vanguard Prime MMF Adm (VMRXX) 1.77
Fidelity Inv MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 1.77
Wells Fargo MMF Prime (WMPXX) 1.75
JP Morgan Prime MM Capital (CJPXX) 1.74
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Federated Municipal Oblig WS (MOFXX) 1.07
Vanguard Municipal MMF (VMSXX) 1.04
Schwab Municipal MF Ultra (SWOXX) 0.99
Invesco Premier Tax Exempt Inst (PEIXX) 0.99
Fidelity Inv MM: Tax Exempt I (FTCXX) 0.99

Money Market News


The December issue of our Bond Fund Intelligence, which was sent out to subscribers Friday morning, features the lead story, "Bond Fund Market Share: Vanguard Dominates Ranks," which looks at the largest bond fund managers, and our profile, "Invesco's Matt Brill: All Roads Lead to Bonds," which interviews the PM of Invesco Core Plus Bond Fund. BFI also recaps the latest Bond Fund News and includes our Crane BFI Indexes, which show bond fund yields flat and returns up slightly in November. We excerpt from the new issue below. (Contact us if you'd like to see our Bond Fund Intelligence and BFI XLS spreadsheet, or our Bond Fund Portfolio Holdings data.)


Inside Money Fund Intelligence

MFI PDF December 2019 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The December 2019 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "MMF Assets Kill It in 2019; Signs of Slowdown in '20?," which discusses torrid but slowing money fund asset growth; "Cavanal Hill's Kitchen: There Will Be Yield," which profiles VP & Senior Money Market Portfolio Manager Mike Kitchen; and, "Dreyfus 'Impact' Govt MMF Opens Social Front vs. ESG," which discusses the newest breed of social money 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 Nov. 30, 2019. (MFI XLS contains percentile rankings, fund family rankings, MNAVs, WLA, portfolio composition, and more).

Excerpt from MFI XLS

About Crane Data LLC

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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 info@cranedata.com or call us at 1-508-439-4419.


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Nov 19
Quill Joins BNY Mellon

Bill Quill has joined BNY Mellon Capital Markets as a Managing Director in Sales. He was formerly with Citi.

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Nov 08
US Bancorp AM Hires Wloch

U.S. Bancorp Asset Management hired Debbie Wloch as Managing Director of Institutional Liquidity Solutions. She reports to Kevin Breen.

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Nov 06
Cabalka Retires from RBC

Senior Portfolio Manager Scott Cabalka has retired from RBC Global Asset Management.

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