Media outlets suggest one of the federal government’s responses to the coronavirus outbreak will be to temporarily guarantee money market funds—mirroring what proved to be an important policy decision made during the Great Recession.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC)’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations found some concerns related to money market funds and target-date funds.
Buffalo Funds introduces institutional class shares; Nuveen adds to Diversified Dividend and Income Fund team; and State Street Global Advisors launches ESG money market fund.
On 89% of the trading days, 401(k) participants moved the majority of their money into fixed income, according to the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index
The SEC made fundamental changes to the rules governing money market funds back in 2014; according to John Faustino at Fi360, the rule changes have created a big opportunity for advisers with stable value fund expertise.
There were only three days of above-normal trading, according to the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index
The study also reveals a disconnect between the capital preservation recommendations advisers say they are providing and the actions plan sponsors are taking.