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  1. Fitch Affirms 38 European Money Market Funds at 'AAAmmf' on Peer Review


    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Fitch Affirms 38 European Money Market Funds at ‘AAAmmf’ on Peer Review http://www.fitchratings ..... March 20 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed 38 European money market funds ' (MMFs) 'AAAmmf' ratings, following a review of the

  2. Changes for Money Mkt Funds


    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    Heads Up everyone . Fidelity and Federated are changing the charter on their big money market funds in anticipation of SEC's upcoming ruling that money market funds will have to have a floating NAV (rather than a stable $1 value) starting

  3. Is it Time to Look at CDs?


    Thu, 12 Mar 2015

    considerably higher than the annual rate offered by both money market funds and Treasury bills with a comparable maturity. As of March ..... 1. S ource: iMoneyNet, as of March 11, 2015. Money market funds seek to preserve the value of your investment at $1 per

  4. EU lawmakers back revamp of money market funds


    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Europe's money market funds will not have to hold costly capital to shield them from financial shocks following a vote by European Union lawmakers to soften proposed new rules for the trillion-euro industry.

  5. Money market funds set for partial reprieve in EU vote - document


    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Europe's trillion euro money market funds industry faces major reform on Thursday when European Union lawmakers vote on new rules aimed at avoiding investor runs in a crisis.

  6. Fitch Publishes End-January 2015 MMF Snapshot & Fund Factsheets


    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    (The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Money Market Funds (MMF) Snapshot - End-January 2014

  7. TIAA traditional - still a good idea with today's low interest rates??


    Sat, 21 Feb 2015

    well they seem to be even more over-priced than stocks. I do have access two other vendors in addition to TIAA-CREF (Fidelity and Nationwide) but neither offer a comparable fund such as TIAA traditional except for money market funds .

  8. How Many Retirement Holdings Do You Need? Depends Who You Ask


    Sun, 15 Feb 2015

    that I can't explain why I own it in a couple sentences. Right now that adds up to eight funds and ETFs, not counting money market funds . At times that number is bigger, at times smaller. But it generally is at least five but almost never exceeds 10. The

  9. EU should look at tax, accounting to snap money market impasse -Irish bank official


    Thu, 12 Feb 2015

    DUBLIN, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Europe should follow the United States' lead in reforming money market funds to try to resolve a legislative impasse over how to make the trillion euro sector safer, a senior official at the Irish central bank said on Thursday.

  10. Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund now available


    Wed, 11 Feb 2015

    75 to 1.25 years, with a target of close to 1 year." Could be useful for parking emergency funds rather than using money market funds . Of course it is a standard bond fund with a fluctuating NAV so there is no principal guarantee. anenu2012@gmail

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