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.

Fed Watch: Another December, another hike 
Dec. 13, 2017 :: Susan Hill
The Fed hiked the rate range to 1.25-1.50%, but also revised 2018 GDP higher.
Month in Cash: Unknowns at the Fed 
Dec. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
The makeup of the Federal Reserve could change substantially as seats are filled.
Month in Cash: White noise 
Nov. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Neither hurricane damage, debt-ceiling debate, balance-sheet reduction nor political investigations are dimming expectations of a Fed hike in December.
Month in Cash: Pay attention to what the Fed does, not says 
Oct. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Fed acting as if it's comfortable inflation is close enough to its target.
In Short: Debt-ceiling can gets kicked down the road 
Sept. 7, 2017 :: Susan Hill
Compromise deal puts off a showdown for now but come December, the holiday calendar just got a lot more crowded.
Market Memo: Let's talk debt ceiling...again 
Sept. 5, 2017 :: Susan Hill
Even if the federal government shuts down, it is extremely unlikely it will default on its debt.
Month in Cash: Yellen's lecture in the mountains 
Sept. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
At the Jackson Hole symposium, Yellen talked history instead of policy.
Market Memo: What's next for Libor 
Aug. 3, 2017 :: Robert Kowit
It may fade away in the cash markets but it's not likely to disappear
Month in Cash: Libor's long goodbye 
Aug. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Time is relative in the financial markets.
In Short: Libor, soon an un-offered rate 
Jul. 27, 2017 :: Susan Hill
The announcement of Libor's demise wasn't unexpected, won't have a material effect on our operations.
In Short: Why Ford is a better idea 
Jul. 12, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Industry sales and automaker's solid credentials undergird its commercial paper.
Month in Cash: The waiting game 
Jul. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Rising money market yields eventually should lure more money back into prime funds.
Month in Cash: When $1 isn't equal to $1 
Jun. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Addressing some misconceptions about how institutional prime and tax-free money fund floating NAVs are managed.
Month in Cash: Finally able to catch our breath 
May 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Geopolitical volatility abounds, but cash managers are enjoying a bit of calm.
Month in Cash: Inflection point in Fed policy? 
Apr. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Has the Federal Reserve shifted to a true tightening cycle?
Month in Cash: If Fed talks up March, it had best act 
Mar. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
If Fed officials' comments this week lead markets to believe in a March move and it stays pat for no reason, its credibility will suffer.
Month in Cash: Likelihood of 3 hikes fading 
Feb. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
We see enough economic and political uncertainty to go against consensus on Fed moves in 2017.
2017 Outlook: Month in Cash 
Jan. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
2017 could be positive, but regulation, Trump, the Fed and other uncertainties await us.

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