Reuters TV interviewed Peter Crane and Debbie Cunningham in a story entitled, "Redemptions accelerate in money market funds." Also, Federated Investors released its 2nd Quarter 2011 earnings late yesterday and hosts a conference call at 9am Friday morning. The release says, "Federated Investors, Inc., one of the nation's largest investment managers, today reported earnings per diluted share (EPS) of $0.41 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 compared to $0.46 for the same quarter last year. Net income was $42.4 million for Q2 2011 compared to $47.7 million for Q2 2010.... Money market assets in both funds and separate accounts were $265.7 billion at June 30, 2011, up $5.2 billion or 2 percent from $260.5 billion at June 30, 2010 and down $5.4 billion or 2 percent from $271.1 billion at March 31, 2011. Money market mutual fund assets were $236.1 billion at June 30, 2011, up $4.9 billion or 2 percent from $231.2 billion at June 30, 2010 and down $2.9 billion or 1 percent from $239.0 billion at March 31, 2011.... Compared to the prior quarter, revenue decreased by $13.1 million or 5 percent. The decrease in revenue primarily related to the aforementioned increase in fee waivers and lower average money market assets."

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