Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Oct. 6, 2022 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
DWS ESG Liquidity Inst (ESGXX) 3.12
Allspring Heritage Select (WFJXX) 3.11
Western Asset Prem Inst Liq Res Cap (WAAXX) 3.08
Morgan Stanley Inst Liq Prime MMP Inst (MPFXX) 3.05
BlackRock Liq TempCash Inst (TMCXX) 3.05
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Fidelity Inv MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 3.11
Allspring MMF Prm (WMPXX) 3.11
JPMorgan Liquid Assets Capit (CJLXX) 3.03
Schwab Value Adv MF Ultra (SNAXX) 3.03
Goldman Sachs Investor MM Inst (FMJXX) 3.01
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Allspring Muni Cash Mg MM Inst (EMMXX) 2.42
Vanguard Municipal MMF (VMSXX) 2.37
UBS Tax-Free Preferred (SFPXX) 2.36
Western Asset Select Tax Free Res Sel 2.35
Morgan Stanley Inst Liq T-E Inst (MTXXX) 2.35

Money Market News


The October issue of our flagship Money Fund Intelligence newsletter, which will be sent out to subscribers Friday morning, features the articles: "Third Time's a Charm: Money Funds Turn 50 and Break 3.0%," which discusses money funds 50th birthday and yields at 3.0%; "European Money Fund Symposium: Positive in Paris," which reviews our latest conference on "offshore" money funds; and, "Worldwide MF Assets Fall in Q2'22, Led by US, Ireland, Lux," which quotes from ICI's latest global money fund statistics. We'll also send out our MFI XLS spreadsheet Friday a.m., and we've updated our Money Fund Wisdom database with 9/30/22 data. Our October Money Fund Portfolio Holdings are scheduled to ship on Wednesday, Oct. 12, and our October Bond Fund Intelligence is scheduled to go out on Monday, Oct. 17. (Note: Our MFI, MFI XLS and Crane Index products are all available to subscribers via our Content center. Note too: Crane Data and money market funds will be closed Monday for the Columbus Day Holiday.)


Inside Money Fund Intelligence

MFI PDF February 2022 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The February 2022 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "Fee Waivers Poised to Shrink, MMF Revenue Ready to Jump," which discusses recent earnings calls and expectations for Fed hikes to remove waivers; "Money Fund University '22 Highlights: Supply, New Regs," which quotes from our latest basic training conference; and, "Swing Pricing Main Focus in SEC's Money Fund Reforms," which covers articles explaining the SEC's controversial fee proposal.

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 January 31, 2022. (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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Oct 04
Pennycooke Heading Globallink EMEA

Ginelle Pennycooke is now Head of Globallink Fixed Income EMEA at State Street, we learned from a LinkedIn post.

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Aug 22
Sewell Joins Aviva Investors

Alastair Sewell, formerly of Fitch Ratings, has joined Aviva Investors as a Liquidity Investment Strategist.

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Aug 11
GSAM'​s Fishman Retiring

Pensions & Investments published, "GSAM's head of liquidity solutions to retire at end of year." They tell us, "`David Fishman, managing director and head of liquidity solutions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, plans to retire ... effective Dec. 31."

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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.