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.

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.
Month in Cash: Fed hike still in the cards for 2015 
Sept. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A Cunningham
We think liftoff in September is more likely than in October or December.
Month in Cash: How times have changed 
Aug. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A. Cunningham
We may get getting close to liftoff, but the target funds rate is likely to remain very accommodative for a very long time from an historical perspective
Month in Cash: Looking forward—really!—to the end of summer 
Jul. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A. Cunningham
Anticipation for a Fed rate hike in September is higher than ever.
Month in Cash: Economy continues to meander 
Jun. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A. Cunningham
May’s economic data might be best described as “sideways.”
Month in Cash: New SEC guidance not clear enough 
May 1, 2015 :: Deborah A. Cunningham
The SEC's 53-point FAQ about its money-fund reform has less clarity than hoped.
Month In Cash: Is the Fed willing to overlook soft patch in push for liftoff? 
Apr. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A. Cunningham
Policymakers have been more ambiguous about the timing of normalization as of late.
Month in Cash: Rate hike not the only issue to play out this year 
Mar. 1, 2015 :: Deborah A. Cunningham
How money funds adapt to the SEC floating NAV ruling also looms large.
Q&A: The 'new' normal-ization 
Feb. 18, 2015 :: Susan R. Hill
Small changes in Fed language have significant meaning.