New & Notable

Resources

 Rising Rates

Prepared for Rising Rates?

This new web section outlines six strategies that may help cushion the effects of higher interest rates. After exploring the topic on line, download our brochure and white paper to learn more.

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 Advisor Resources

Redesigned Advisor Resources Section

We've revamped this investment professional hub to make it even easier to connect with our tools, materials and insights. Whether you’re looking for a ready-to-use seminar to present to your clients, or a tool to chart the performance of our funds, you’ll find it by scrolling through this library of resources.

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Awards

 Lipper Award 2014

Federated Capital Income Fund Earns Lipper Award

Federated Capital Income Fund (CAPFX) received a Lipper Fund Award for its category-leading performance. The fund earned the award in the Mixed-Asset Target Allocation Conservative Funds classification and ranked best out of 80 portfolios and 295 funds for the three-year period The award is based on Lipper’s calculation of consistent three-year risk-adjusted performance ending Dec. 31, 2013.

Institutional Award

Institutional Investor Magazine Award

For the second consecutive year, Institutional Investor magazine has recognized Federated with its award for Cash Management & Short-Term Fixed Income. The Institutional Investor awards, now in their fifth year, recognize U.S. institutional investors whose innovative strategies and fiduciary savvy resulted in impressive returns in 2013, as well as U.S. money managers in 37 asset classes who stood out in the eyes of the investor community for their exceptional performance, risk management and service.

Money Market Award

Money market fund awarded by Crane Data

Crane Data presented Federated Municipal Obligations Fund (IS) with a Money Fund Intelligence Award for top-ranked performance based on 10-Year return as of Dec. 31, 2013. The fund, managed by Mary Jo Ochson, was among 79 tax-exempt institutional money funds considered for the award.

iMoneyNet

Cash Managers honored by iMoneyNet

Deborah Cunningham, Paige Wilhelm and Mark Weiss received Top Manager Awards from iMoneyNet. The awards are given to portfolio managers of U.S. funds with the highest gross total returns for 2013. Cunningham and Wilhelm were recognized for Prime Value Obligations Fund. Together with Weiss, Wilhelm also was recognized for Federated Prime Cash Series. Both funds were in the Prime category, which included 104 portfolios.

Research

The End of the Cautious Investor?

The End of the Cautious Investor?

Is the "Great Rotation" on? Federated Investors' survey suggests that high-net-worth investors will make a decisive shift in their portfolios from bonds to equities.

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Featured Resources

Morningstar Chart Tool
Create custom growth charts of our funds.

Advisor Resources lock
Materials, seminars and tools for professionals.

Notable Performers

Morningstar
Our 5- and 4-star funds.

Lipper
Our 1st quartile funds.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lipper Fund Award:  The currency for the calculation corresponds to the currency of the country for which the awards are calculated and relies on monthly data. Classification averages are calculated with all eligible share classes for each eligible classification. The calculation periods extend over 36, 60, and 120 months. The highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value within each eligible classification determines the fund classification winner over three, five, or ten years. For a detailed explanation please review the Lipper Leaders methodology document on www.lipperweb.com. Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper. Users acknowledge that they have not relied upon any warranty, condition, guarantee or representation made by Lipper. Any use of the data for analyzing, managing or trading financial instruments is at the user's own risk. This is not an offer to buy or sell securities.
Investing involves risks including possible loss of principal.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
An investment in money market funds is neither insured nor guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although money market funds seek to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in these funds.
Investors should carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain a summary prospectus or prospectus containing this and other information, contact us or view the prospectus provided on this website. Please carefully read the summary prospectus or prospectus before investing.
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