Will the New Money Market Rules Affect You?

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the government agency that regulates the investment industry, recently announced new rules changing how money market funds operate. Subtle regulatory changes may sounds like esoteric legal minutia, but many investors have some of their wealth in money market funds: in total more than $2.5 trillion is invested in these funds. So will the new rules affect your portfolio? The answer is that the changes are somewhat limited, so (at this point) they probably won’t have much of an effect on individual investors.

Topics: Blog Regulation Money Market Funds