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: Numbers game at the Fed 
Sept. 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
Why we need more governors than regional presidents on the FOMC.
Month in Cash: Trump challenges Fed's independence 
Aug. 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
How will the Fed respond to Trump's criticism of the recent hikes?
Month in Cash: No more normal? 
Jul. 2, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
It seems the Fed is nearing a tightening cycle after years of rate normalization.
Fed Watch: A plain spoken, slightly hawkish message 
Jun. 13, 2018 :: Susan Hill
Policymakers deliver expected hike and signal 2 more likely this year.
Month in Cash: Same ol', same ol' and that's OK 
Jun. 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
The Fed gives no reason to doubt it will hike rates in June.
Month in Cash: Alphabet soup 
May 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
Some info on relatively new abbreviations in cash management.
Month in Cash: Return voyage 
Apr. 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
The new Fed chief must be careful not to rock the boat.
Fed Watch: Smooth transition 
Mar. 21, 2018 :: Susan Hill
The Fed delivers a 0.25% hike and an upbeat take on the economy.
Rate Watch: Increases aren't just about inflation & Fed hikes 
Mar. 14, 2018 :: Donald Ellenberger Susan Hill
There are multiple reasons why yields on the short end of the Treasury curve have risen.
Month in Cash: Don't confuse Powell's optimism with hawkishness 
Mar. 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
The stock market misread Fed Chairman Powell's testimony, which actually didn't stray from its current policy.
Month in Cash: Stay the course 
Feb. 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
New Fed chair Powell's best move for now is to put the Fed on autopilot.
In Short: Shutdown a political—not market-moving—event 
Jan. 22, 2018 :: Susan Hill
The shutdown made for drama, but it's the debt ceiling that has the markets' attention.
2018 Outlook: Month in Cash 
Jan. 1, 2018 :: Deborah Cunningham
Rates for the cash markets could reach 2% in 2018.
Tax Reform Special: What the bill means for investors 
Dec. 20, 2017 ::
Faster growth, higher earnings will be good for stocks, but there are some countervailing forces for bonds.
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.
Month in Cash: Libor's long goodbye 
Aug. 1, 2017 :: Deborah Cunningham
Time is relative in the financial markets.

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