Business Research Tools: U.S. Treasury’s Office of Financial Research (OFR) Launches Interactive U.S. Money Market Fund Monitor
The OFR [recently] released launched the U.S. Money Market Fund Monitor, an online charting tool to help users take a closer look at the portfolios of U.S. money market funds. To develop the tool, the OFR analyzed more than 4 million records of data about the holdings of about 500 funds over five years.
The OFR also released a related brief, “Reference Guide to the OFR’s U.S. Money Market Fund Monitor, ” (9 pages; PDF) as well as an accompanying blog by Stacey Schreft, OFR Deputy Director for Research and Analysis.
From the Fund Monitor Web Site:
The monitor is designed to track the investment portfolios of money market funds by funds asset types, investments in different countries, counterparties, and other characteristics. Users can view trends and developments across the MMF industry. Data are downloadable and displayed in six interactive charts.
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