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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Implications of Institutional Prime Money Market Fund Regulation

The financial crisis of 2008 brought money market funds (MMF) into the crosshairs of regulators as defaults and substantial outflows stressed many funds. In response to the Reserve Primary Fund (A large institutional prime MMF) “breaking the buck” and several … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup August 2014

Consumer Prices In June, overall CPI inflation was 2.1% on a year-over-year basis unchanged from April. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) slightly decreased to 1.9% in June from 2.0% in May. Retail Sales In June, Retail … Continue reading

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Market Summary August 2014

The economy continues to expand at a modest pace, fueled by ongoing improvement in the labor market. The July employment report was softer than expected, but the prior two months were revised higher and the trailing three month average increase … Continue reading

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