Money Market


  • TREASURIES-Prices rise as U.S. data cools rate-hike bets Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 10:58 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 18- U.S. Earlier, in overseas trading, the yield stood at a high of 2.164 percent, a level last seen on Jan. 2. "From the Fed perspective, when you get inflation numbers like this, it's harder to move the needle on getting closer to raising rates," said Thomas Simons, money market economist at Jefferies LLC in New York.

  • BOSTON, Jan 9- Big European and American banks have found a productive place to park the energy sector's most distressed debt: the $2.7 trillion U.S. money market industry. Barclays Bank plc, Credit Suisse and Wells Fargo and others get overnight and short-term loans from companies that run money market mutual funds such as Fidelity Investments, BlackRock Inc,...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 26- Russia's central bank said on Friday it would provide up to 1.1 trillion roubles at a three-month credit auction secured by non-marketable assets on Jan. 12. That would be a record amount offered at this type of auction. The central bank is taking steps to alleviate a shortage of roubles in the money market.

  • MOSCOW, Dec 19- Russia's central bank said on Friday it had raised the limit on foreign exchange swap operations to $10 billion from $2 billion for Dec. 19 to alleviate a shortage of roubles in the money market. "This measure contributes to narrowing the spread between the interbank market rates and the Bank of Russia key rate," the central bank said in a statement.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 27- Rapid reforms by Beijing allowing foreign companies to move funds from their China operations across borders relatively freely is boosting treasurers' confidence in using the yuan as the preferred currency for doing business. That has changed in less than three years with Beijing now allowing multinationals to transfer yuan out of China...

  • Financial advisor: Stay out of money-market funds! Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    After the SEC passed new rules, this financial advisor's advice is: Stay out of money-market funds!

  • SEC adopts money market reforms in 3-2 vote Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    The SEC adopted rules designed to curb the risk of investor runs on money market funds.

  • SEC poised to 'break the buck' for some money funds Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    Regulators are expected to vote to end the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors.

  • Santelli eyes fund flows and Fed   Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 11:37 AM ET
    Santelli eyes fund flows and Fed

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research founder & chairman, about where investors are placing their bets now and what's happening in money markets.

  • Great Rotation Well Underway?   Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:08 AM ET
    Great Rotation Well Underway?

    Robert Tipp, Prudential Fixed Income; Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, discuss whether the rise in yields is over and if money will migrate from bonds into equities.

  • Pro Navigates Winding River of Fund Flows   Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    Pro Navigates Winding River of Fund Flows

    Why are mass amounts of investors bailing from bond funds and emerging market equities? Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research, shares his insight.

  • Lebenthal With QE3 Investor Exit Strategy   Monday, 20 May 2013 | 6:45 AM ET
    Lebenthal With QE3 Investor Exit Strategy

    Alexandra Lebenthal, President and CEO of Lebenthal & Co, provides a strategy for investors to bank profits when the Fed begins winding down its bond-buying policies.

  • Play of the Day: China   Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 11:50 PM ET
    Play of the Day: China

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer discusses how the markets have not transitioned into looking at China as a value investment, from its previous growth investment view.

  • US Sequester Not Halted Great Rotation   Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 5:10 PM ET
    See Up To 0.5% Impact of Sequester on US GDP Over 12-Mths: Pro

    Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says the rotation from bonds to equities is in full flow, despite concerns over the U.S. 'sequester' spending cuts.

  • Warning! Market Volatility Ahead: Pro   Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:05 PM ET
    Warning! Market Volatility Ahead: Pro

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, warns that equity markets are set for a choppy ride in the coming months.

  • Should You Worry About Your Money Market Fund? Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:14 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve says the money market fund industry needs more regulations to keep it from a collapse and a repeat of another run on assets. Money market management firms like Fidelity, are fighting back saying enough is being done to keep investors safe.

  • Koesterich: 'Yesterday Was a Bit of Profit-Taking'

    Did the bulls go overboard in January, or is this the "pause that refreshes?" Russ Koesterich, BlackRock chief investment strategist, weighs in.

  • From Bonds to Stocks?   Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    From Bonds to Stocks?

    CNBC's Bob Pisani talks with Ken Polcari, O'Neil Securities, about what's moving the major indexes today. And, take a look at where investors are placing their money amid market uncertainty.

  • The Distortion of Money Markets   Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET
    The Distortion of Money Markets

    Howard Marks, Chairman and Founder, Oaktree says money markets are not free, thus obscuring economic cycles. He says that governments have made it clear that they want to keep liquidity cheap.

  • Financial Firms Start to Raise Curtains on Money Funds Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 5:27 PM ET

    Two major banks and the country's largest asset manager took steps to make their money market mutual funds more transparent to investors.