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Liquidity Watch  •  Sep 21, 2022  •  4:18 Min

September FOMC Meeting - Three Minute Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Aug 22, 2022

To Neutral and Beyond 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks increased rates substantially and continue to implement restrictive monetary policy expeditiously as inflation runs above expectations. See our discussion of what happened in July and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jul 27, 2022  •  3:27 Min

July FOMC Meeting - Three Minute Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Jul 26, 2022

Fed Hikes by 75 Basis Points to Expedite Tightening 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks raise rates and continue to implement tighter monetary policy more quickly as inflation runs significantly above than expectations. See our discussion of what happened in June and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 24, 2022  •  6:19 Min

Cash Conversations 

Brian Buck, David Schoenfeld
Brian Buck, Product Specialist, Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, and David Schoenfeld, Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discuss the implications of recent Federal Reserve policy for short-term investors and thoughts around portfolio positioning. Listen now.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 16, 2022  •  3:58 Min

June FOMC Meeting - Three Minute Recap 

Scott Wachs
Scott Wachs, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  May 25, 2022

Fed Hikes 50 Basis Points with Further Tightening Anticipated in the Near Term 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks raise rates and continue to implement tighter monetary policy as inflation runs well above than expectations. See our discussion of what happened in April and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  May 19, 2022  •  4:19 Min

Three Minutes on the Market 

Elsa Doyle
Elsa Doyle, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, provides a three-minute update on the government money markets and discusses portfolio strategy. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  May 12, 2022

Cash Management Tools: Trends and Alternatives 

Global Liquidity Team
Hear the Global Liquidity team discuss current trends in Treasury Technology with representatives from Treasury Suite and Vacasa. We discuss the options treasury teams have when evaluating the right technology solution for your organization. Treasury Suite and Vacasa provide insight into real examples on how treasury teams can get the most out of their technology and increase efficiencies.

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Liquidity Watch  •  May 05, 2022  •  3:30 Min

May FOMC Meeting - Three Minute Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Apr 20, 2022

Fed Hikes, Market Expects Steep Climb 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks start to raise rates and implement post-COVID monetary policies as inflation runs above expectations. See our discussion of what happened in March and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Mar 22, 2022  •  4:37 Min

Cash Conversations 

Brian Buck, David Schoenfeld
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, and David Schoenfeld, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, give an update on the short-term fixed income market and discusses portfolio strategy. Listen now.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Mar 16, 2022  •  3:49 Min

March FOMC Meeting - Three Minute Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Mar 15, 2022

Inflation Starts to Push Central Banks’ Accommodative Hand 

Global Liquidity Team
Many global central banks start to implement their post-COVID monetary policies as inflation runs hotter than expected. See our discussion of what happened in February and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Feb 25, 2022

Fed Signals Lift Off  

Global Liquidity Team
Chairman Powell signaled higher rates in January while global central banks start to implement their post-COVID monetary policies. See our discussion of what happened in January and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Insight Article  •  Feb 04, 2022

The Times They Are A-Changin' 

Robert Leggett, Jonas Kolk, Brian Buck
The inevitability of change is constant with central bank monetary policy, global money market reform, and technological advances expected to drive changes in 2022. See our views to learn more about how the money market landscape may look this coming year.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jan 26, 2022  •  3:34 Min

January FOMC Meeting Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Jan 25, 2022

Fed Speeds Up Tapering, While BoE Increases Rates 

Global Liquidity Team
Chairman Powell announced that the Fed will start accelerating its reduction of monthly bond purchases in December while global central banks start to implement their post-COVID monetary policies. See our discussion of what happened in December and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jan 21, 2022  •  3:55 Min

Three Minutes on the Market 

Elsa Doyle
Elsa Doyle, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, provides a three-minute update on the government money markets and discusses portfolio strategy. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Dec 16, 2021

Update on Money Market Fund Regulatory Reform 

Global Liquidity Team
On December 15th, the SEC (Securities and Exchange Committee) held an open meeting at which a proposal for money market fund reforms was presented and discussed. This was the next step in the process as the regulators consider enacting reforms aimed at improving the resilience and transparency of money market funds.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Dec 15, 2021  •  3:13 Min

December FOMC Meeting Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Dec 09, 2021

Fed Begins Tapering While BoE Defers Rate Hike  

Global Liquidity Team
Chairman Powell announced that the Fed will start reducing its monthly bond purchases in November while global central banks discuss their post-COVID monetary policies. See our discussion of what happened in November and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Dec 07, 2021  •  3:07 Min

Three Minutes on the Market 

David Schoenfeld
David Schoenfeld, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, gives an update on the short-term fixed income market and discusses portfolio strategy. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Nov 19, 2021

Taper Time 

Global Liquidity Team
Chairman Powell announced that the Fed will start reducing its monthly bond purchases in November while global central banks discuss their post-COVID monetary policies. See our discussion of what happened in November and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Nov 03, 2021  •  3:05 Min

November FOMC Meeting Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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STABLE NAV FUNDS

You could lose money by investing in the Fund. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The Funds’ sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the Fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the Fund at any time.

 

FLOATING NAV FUNDS

You could lose money by investing in the Fund. Because the share price of the Fund will fluctuate, when you sell your shares they may be worth more or less than what you originally paid for them. The Fund may impose a fee upon the sale of your shares or may temporarily suspend your ability to sell shares if the Fund’s liquidity falls below required minimums because of market conditions or other factors. An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The Funds’ sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the Fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the Fund at any time.

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