Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Nov. 16, 2019 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Wells Fargo Heritage Sel (WFJXX) 1.83
DWS ESG Liquidity Fund Cap (ESIXX) 1.83
Morgan Stanley Inst Liq Prime Inst (MPFXX) 1.81
JP Morgan Prime MM Capital (CJPXX) 1.80
Goldman Sachs FS MM Inst (FSMXX) 1.80
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Vanguard Prime MMF Adm (VMRXX) 1.85
Fidelity Inv MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 1.83
Wells Fargo MMF Prime (WMPXX) 1.82
Invesco Premier Institutional (IPPXX) 1.81
JPMorgan Liquid Assets Capit (CJLXX) 1.79
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Federated Municipal Oblig WS (MOFXX) 1.10
Vanguard Municipal MMF (VMSXX) 1.06
Wells Fargo Muni Cash Mg MM Prem (EMMXX) 1.01
BlackRock Liq MuniFund I (MFTXX) 1.01
Schwab Municipal MF Ultra (SWOXX) 1.01

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Crane Data's latest MFI International shows assets in "offshore" European money market mutual funds rising in US Dollars but falling in Euro and Sterling in the month through October 11. These U.S.-style funds, domiciled in Ireland or Luxemburg and denominated in US Dollars, Sterling and Euro, decreased by $7.1 billion to $849.2 billion over the past month (10/14 through 11/14), but they're still up by $3.3 billion year-to-date. Offshore USD money funds are up $10.3 billion over a month and $22.4 billion YTD. Euro funds are down E5.6 billion over the month, and YTD they're also down E5.6 billion. GBP funds have fallen by L9.2 billion through November 14, but they're up by L12.6 billion YTD. U.S. Dollar (USD) money funds (190) account for over half ($476.3 billion, or 56.1%) of our "European" money fund total, while Euro (EUR) money funds (88) total E93.5 billion (12.2%) and Pound Sterling (GBP) funds (123) total L222.1 billion (31.7%). We summarize our latest "offshore" money fund statistics and our Money Fund Intelligence International Portfolio Holdings (which went out to subscribers Friday), below.


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MFI PDF November 2019 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The November 2019 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "Portal Wars: Fund Managers Add to Competition in Space," which reviews the latest in online money market portals; "J.P. Morgan A.M. Enters Portal Market w/Morgan Money," which discusses JPMAM's recent changes and initiatives; and, "Reversal of Fortunes: Yields Plunge in '19 After '18 Jump," which discusses the recent decline in yields.

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 Oct. 31, 2019. (MFI XLS contains percentile rankings, fund family rankings, MNAVs, WLA, portfolio composition, and more).

Excerpt from MFI XLS

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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 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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Oct 15
Messerly Retires from FHLB

Dave Messerly is retiring from Federal Home Loan Banks - Office of Finance.

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Money Fund Intelligence International

Let us know if you'd like to see our "offshore" or European money fund products, which track funds domiciled in Ireland, Luxembourg, France and beyond. Our MFI International is a daily e-mailed spreadsheet that tracks yields, assets, WAMs, WLAs and more on hundreds of funds denominated in U.S. dollar, pound sterling, euro and other currencies. We also publish monthly and weekly MFI International MF Portfolio Holdings data, and we're also expanding our collection of longer-term "standard" European money funds and ultra-short bond funds. (Note: These funds are not available to U.S. investors, so this information is not included on the www.cranedata.com website. It's all e-mail or FTP only.)