Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Dec. 5, 2022 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Western Asset Prem Inst Liq Res Cap (WAAXX) 4.03
JPMorgan Prime MM Capital (CJPXX) 4.01
Allspring Heritage Select (WFJXX) 3.98
UBS Select ESG Prime Preferred Fund (SSPXX) 3.95
State Street Inst Liq Reserve Prem (SSIXX) 3.94
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
JPMorgan Liquid Assets Cap (CJLXX) 4.01
Allspring MMF Prm (WMPXX) 3.99
Fidelity Inv MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 3.97
Goldman Sachs Investor MM Inst (FMJXX) 3.94
Schwab Value Adv MF Ultra (SNAXX) 3.91
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Allspring Nat T-F Prem (WFNXX) 2.13
Federated Hermes Muni Obligs WS (MOFXX) 2.09
Schwab CA Municipal MF Ultra (SCAXX) 2.00
Fidelity Inv MM: Tax Exempt I (FTCXX) 1.85
Dreyfus AMT Free T-E Cash Mg In (DEIXX) 1.83

Money Market News


Money fund yields inched higher yet again last week -- the Crane 100 Money Fund Index (7-Day Yield) rose 3 more basis points to 3.60% in the week ended Friday, 12/2. Yields rose by 3 basis points the previous week and are up from 2.88% on Oct. 31 and 2.66% on Sept. 30. Yields should jump again and approach 4.0% by year end, if, as expected, the Fed hikes rates again (probably by 50 bps) on Dec. 14. The top-yielding money market funds have broken above 4.0% and should move towards 4.5% in coming weeks (see our "Highest-Yielding Money Funds" table above). Brokerage Sweep rates also moved higher as Fidelity increased its FDIC insured sweep rate to 1.94% from 1.57%, which lifted our Brokerage Sweep Intelligence average up from 0.40% to 0.43%.


Inside Money Fund Intelligence

MFI PDF November 2022 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The November 2022 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "Money Funds Getting Hot: Barron's, FT, WSJ Articles," which discusses the growing interest in and on cash; "Morgan Stanley Talks ESG at AFP; Names OFM for Impact," reviews Scott Wachs' session on DE&I; and, "Schwab on Cash Sorting; Sweeps Shifting to MMFs," which quotes from the brokerage's recent earnings updates.

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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