The SEC adopted rules designed to curb the risk of investor runs on money market funds.
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.
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.
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.
Why are mass amounts of investors bailing from bond funds and emerging market equities? Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research, shares his insight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two major banks and the country's largest asset manager took steps to make their money market mutual funds more transparent to investors.
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.
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.
Not guarding against inflation could mean a loss of principal — and one expert says low-duration bond funds are one way to avoid that.
China should accelerate the loosening of capital controls, its central bank said, in a report outlining the path to a freely tradable currency and more open capital markets. The Financial Times reports.
Despair will turn to hope in 2012 following stock losses in the first quarter, according to analysts at Goldman Sachs portfolio strategy research team.
Wednesday’s 400-plus point jump in the Dow following news the world's major central banks are taking further coordinated action to reduce the interest rate on dollar swaps shows the market is hungry for action to resolve the euro zone debt crisis, according to analysts at Barclays Capital.