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Perspectives

A variety of timely topics and trends for today's cash managers

Monthly Commentary: April

We share our latest thoughts on US macroeconomic data and trends. 

Fed Thoughts

May 2024

Fed Thoughts: Playing with Blocks

We weigh the key risks that may impact the Federal Reserve’s judgment in the upcoming FOMC meeting.

Credit Markets

April 2024

4Q23 Money Market Credit Trends by Sector

Dreyfus provides a sector-specific analysis of credit trends within the high-grade money market universe.

Money Markets

April 2024

Navigating Money Market Fund Reform

We summarize the reform’s core developments, including main points and timelines as of April 2024.

Fed Thoughts

February 2024

Fed Thoughts: The Body Politic

How will the political landscape impact the timing on Federal Reserve’s policy shifts?

Fed Thoughts

January 2024

Fed Thoughts: Boats Against the Current

The potential challenges the Fed faces in the fight against inflation.

Markets & Economy

January 2024

2024 Global Economic Outlook

Our experts analyze the global economic landscape of 2024.

Money Markets

January 2024

January Reform Update

We provide our status updates on implementing key money market fund reforms.

Fed Thoughts

December 2023

Fed Thoughts: The Gravitational Pull on Monetary Policy

Reasons why Fed communication about the path rates is important.

ESG

November 2023

Making an IMPACT

Dreyfus Government Securities Cash Management Fund seeks to support firms that are committed to Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) seeking the best execution for the fund’s portfolio transactions.

Fed Thoughts

October 2023

Fed Thoughts: Back to the Future

Details on the Fed’s goal to keep the policy rate “higher for longer.”

Markets & Economy

October 2023

We Get Questions

Chief Economist and Macro Strategist Vincent Reinhart and Global Economist Nicholas Tocchio answer client questions about current economic issues.

Money Markets

October 2023

Dreyfus: The Lion's Share

We outline Dreyfus’ core values and commitment to clients—the foundation of our industry position as a trusted partner with a full suite of liquidity solutions to meet our clients’ unique financial challenges.

Credit Markets

August 2023

Fitch Downgrade of US Long-Term Credit Ratings

We summarize Fitch’s downgrade of the US sovereign credit rating and its unfolding impact.

Fed Thoughts

July 2023

Fed Thoughts: The Last Mile

Chief Economist and Macro Strategist Vincent Reinhart describes how the Federal Reserve (Fed) is approaching the last mile of its rate-hiking campaign.

Money Markets

July 2023

Navigating Money Market Fund Reform

We provide an overview of recent reforms, including key points and implementation timeline.

Markets & Economy

June 2023

Modern Monetarism and the Recession that Hasn’t Happened, Yet

Chief Economist Vincent Reinhart explains why the monetary base is a useful recession indicator—when measured correctly.

Money Markets

May 2023

Unpacking the Debt Ceiling

With the debt ceiling window approaching, Dreyfus discusses the impact on their money market mutual funds, which do not currently hold any Treasurys maturing in June.

ESG

April 2022

Valuing a Legacy of Education

The Dreyfus BOLD commitment to Howard University through Dreyfus’ Government Cash Management fund brought forth perspectives from BNY Mellon’s own employees on the value of an HBCU education.