Money Market


  • HONG KONG, Feb 18- Shanghai shares fell from a two-month high early on Tuesday, weighing on Hong Kong stocks, after China's central bank drained 48 billion yuan from the country's money market. The People's Bank of China had drained 450 billion yuan last week as it continued to taper a pre- Lunar New Year cash injection.

  • LONDON, Feb 10- Managers of the European Union's trillion-euro money market funds, which give access to short-term finance at low interest rates, will need to show their pay packets do not encourage too much risk-taking under a proposal from the bloc's lawmakers.

  • *Euro zone bond yields plunge as inflation falls to 0.7 pct. LONDON, Jan 31- Euro zone bond yields and money market rates slid on Friday after an unexpected drop in inflation intensified speculation the European Central Bank may ease its policy in coming months.

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • Stop Juggling That Handful of 401(k)s and IRAs Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 9:26 AM ET

    There’s yet another wrinkle in the new age of retirement and job insecurity — keeping track of all those company retirement savings plans you’ve racked up, along with that IRA you opened years ago, and creating a coherent investment strategy with them.

  • Money Market Funds Still a Risk: SEC’s Schapiro Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    Although changes to money market funds since 2010 have made them more transparent and stable, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro told CNBC that there are structural weaknesses still to be addressed.

  • Should Individual Investors 'Play' the Markets?     Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 3:33 PM ET

    Sharing their long-term perspectives on investing in the U.S. markets, with Thomas Lee, JPMorgan and Roger Crandall, MassMutual Financial Group.

  • Hold On to Your Principal With This Type of Bond Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 6:29 PM ET
    Fast Money Portfolio

    Not guarding against inflation could mean a loss of principal — and one expert says low-duration bond funds are one way to avoid that.

  • Fidelity Money Fund Reform Fears     Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    Will regulatory reform destroy the $2.7 trillion dollar mutual fund industry? CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the fallout. Also, discussing whether money market funds are at risk, with Paul Stevens, Investment Company Institute president/CEO, and David Min, Center for American Progress.