Market Views - Cash Management

For more than three decades, Federated has been an industry leader in money market and cash management. Choose an article to read our views on the credit and money markets. For even more on this topic, visit our Liquidity Management Center.

In Short: What's behind Libor's rise? 
Sept. 2, 2016 :: Randall Bauer
The approaching money fund reforms are causing unusual behavior in the London interbank offered rate.
Month in Cash: Preparation for reforms in full swing 
Sept. 1, 2016 :: Deborah Cunningham
Prudent cash managers are building up high levels of liquidity ahead of money fund reforms.
Month in Cash: Fed optimism comes at opportune time 
Aug. 1, 2016 :: Deborah Cunningham
We continue to think a Fed hike is on the table in 2016.
Month in Cash: Money funds anchored during Brexit 
Jul. 1, 2016 :: Deborah Cunningham
The Leave vote didn’t result in abnormal activity for money funds.
Month in Cash: Fed doesn't take afternoon tea 
Jun. 1, 2016 :: Deborah A Cunningham
Don't be certain that the Fed will not hike because of the looming Brexit vote.
Month in Cash: Fed stays close to the vest; money funds show their cards 
May 1, 2016 :: Deborah A Cunningham
In April, the SEC required money funds to disclose more information about their portfolios.
Month in Cash: Yellen cages the hawks 
Apr. 1, 2016 :: Deborah A Cunningham
Fed Chair Yellen reined in rate-hike talk by the market—and some of her colleagues—in a dovish speech.
Month in Cash: Market predicting instead of listening to Fed 
Mar. 1, 2016 :: Deborah A Cunningham
The market is underestimating the Fed’s willingness to hike.
Month in Cash: Can't blame the Fed this time 
Feb. 1, 2016 :: Deborah A Cunningham
Regardless of misguided blame on the Fed hike for the recent volatility, it has been great for money markets.
Month in Cash: Now things get interesting 
Jan. 1, 2016 :: Deborah A Cunningham
Elated by the long-awaited liftoff, cash managers shouldn’t take any future hikes for granted.
Month in Cash: Finally time to kick rates off the ground 
Dec. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A Cunningham
The Fed is assessing all avenues, but most lead to the long-awaited hike.
Month in Cash: Trick and treat 
Nov. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A Cunningham
Halloween came early last month when the Fed handed out a king-sized candy bar.
Month in Cash: The Fed has no cred 
Oct. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A Cunningham
Solid domestic data and a majority of voters inclined were somehow not enough to trigger a rate hike.

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