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Liquidity Watch  •  Dec 01, 2020  •  3:27 Min

Three Minutes on the Market 

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

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Market Pulse  •  Nov 16, 2020  •  6:24 Min

First Look at 2021: Too Much Liquidity Chasing Too Few Assets 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Nov 11, 2020

How Big Are the Waves? 

Global Fixed Income Team
With the U.S. election in the rear-view mirror, the scope of fiscal stimulus and a resurgent virus remain two big questions for the global economy and bond markets.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Nov 05, 2020  •  2:39 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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Market Insights  •  Oct 31, 2020

Central Banks Cautious Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases 

Global Liquidity Team
Central Banks became wary of the rising COVID-19 case count, and stand ready to use the tools at their disposal to further stimulate global economies as needed. See our discussion of what happened and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Oct 16, 2020

The Devil Is in the Details 

Global Fixed Income Team
Our Global Fixed Income team discuss a “most challenging month for financial markets” and argue their long risk position is the best way to position portfolios.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Oct 06, 2020  •  3:19 Min

Short-term Fixed Income Market Update 

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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Liquidity Watch  •  Oct 06, 2020  •  2:39 Min

Addressing Your Liquidity Management Challenges 

Frederick McMullen
Frederick McMullen, Managing Director and Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses key investor concerns and ways the Global Liquidity team can help investors evaluate today’s unique treasury management landscape. Listen now

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Market Insights  •  Sep 30, 2020

Central Banks Remain on Hold 

Global Liquidity Team
As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept the range for the federal funds rate unchanged at the conclusion of its September meeting, while affirming rates will remain unchanged until employment and inflation targets are met.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Sep 28, 2020

Driving Value in Liquidity Through ESG 

Global Liquidity Team
Investors are increasingly looking to incorporate ESG within their entire portfolio, including the liquidity component. We discuss our holistic approach to ESG analysis and how that is integrated into the investment process.

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Market Insights  •  Sep 17, 2020

Central Banks Continue to Hold, but Ready to Act 

Global Liquidity Team
Although the Fed did not hold a formal meeting in August, Chairman Powell outlined revisions to its monetary policy at the Jackson Hole symposium. See our discussion of what happened in August and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Sep 16, 2020

September 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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Liquidity Watch  •  Sep 04, 2020  •  05:49 Min

Liquidity Investment Guide for a Zero Rate Environment 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, highlights content from the Liquidity Investment Guide, a comprehensive review of liquidity investment options as well as possible portfolio allocation strategies available to our investors. Listen now.

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Market Insights  •  Aug 17, 2020

Central Banks Leave Rates and Stimulus Unchanged 

Global Liquidity Team
Central Banks leave policy unchanged during the month, however, remain ready to further stimulate global economies. See our discussion of what happened in July and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jul 29, 2020  •  3:33 Min

July 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  •  Jul 10, 2020

Central Banks Hopeful but Prepared for Additional Action 

Global Liquidity Team
Central Banks become more optimistic, however, they remain ready to further stimulate global economies. See our discussion of what happened in June and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Jun 15, 2020

Fed projected to be on hold through 2022, while rates remain unchanged in June 

Global Liquidity Team
As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) maintained the range for the federal funds rate at 0.00% - 0.25% during its June meeting.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 10, 2020  •  3:51 Min

June 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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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 03, 2020  •  9:50 Min

Negative Interest Rates and the Implications for Money Market Funds  

Robert Leggett
Bob Leggett, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses considerations around negative interest rates and the implications for the money market fund industry. Listen now.

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Sustainable Investing  •  May 26, 2020

Asset Owners See Sustainability as Core to the Future of Investing 

Morgan Stanley’s second Sustainable Signals survey of institutional asset owners provides key insights on current trends in sustainable investing.

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Market Insights  •  May 12, 2020

Central Banks Continue to Pledge Support to the Economy 

Global Liquidity Team
As coronavirus impacts materialize, central banks around the world continue to pledge support to the global economy.

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Market Insights  •  Apr 28, 2020

Central Banks to the Rescue 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks acted expeditiously to stave off economic impacts from COVID-19. A discussion of what actions were taken and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Apr 01, 2020

Central Banks to the Rescue 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks acted expeditiously to stave off economic impacts from COVID-19.  See our discussion of what actions were taken and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Mar 19, 2020

Fed Announces Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility to Assist Prime Funds 

Global Liquidity Team
The Federal Reserve announced the creation of the Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility.

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Market Insights  •  Feb 24, 2020

Central Banks Start New Decade on Hold 

Global Liquidity Team
The first FOMC meeting of 2020 was mostly a non-event, as Chairman Powell reiterated his view that the current policy is “appropriate,” and that without any material change in the data going forward, it will likely remain unchanged.

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Market Insights  •  Dec 31, 2019

Central Banks Close the Year on a Quieter Note 

Global Liquidity Team
As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept the range for the federal funds rate unchanged at 1.50%-1.75% during its December meeting.

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Market Insights  •  Dec 18, 2019

A Quieter Month for Central Banks 

Global Liquidity Team
All is quiet on the interest rate front, as the U.S. Federal Reserve indicates their monetary policy is “well calibrated” and global central banks take a breather.

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2020 Outlook  •  Dec 18, 2019

Liquidity Outlook: Fed 2020: Raising the Monetary Policy Bar 

Global Liquidity Team
All is quiet on the interest rate front, as the U.S. Federal Reserve indicates their monetary poliAfter a “mid-cycle adjustment” last year, expectations are for the Fed to adopt a “wait and see” strategy in 2020. What will this mean for markets? The Global Liquidity team explains.

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Sustainable Investing  •  Jan 14, 2019

About the Investment Management Sustainability Council 

The IM Sustainability Council drives IM’s global effort by promoting an overall framework for integrating ESG and ESG standards into IM’s investment processes, product development, measurement, education, client engagement and reporting.

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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.

Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the portfolios carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the portfolios. To obtain a prospectus, download one at www.morganstanley.com/liquidity or call 1.800.236.0992. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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Please be aware that liquidity instruments may be subject to certain additional risks. Fixed-income securities are subject to the ability of an issuer to make timely principal and interest payments (credit risk), changes in interest rates (interest-rate risk), the creditworthiness of the issuer and general market liquidity (market risk). In the current rising interest-rate environment, bond prices may fall and may result in periods of volatility and increased portfolio redemptions. Longer-term securities may be more sensitive to interest rate changes. In a declining interest-rate environment, the portfolio may generate less income.

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