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A tectonic shift just occurred in a $2.65 trillion investment industry

On Friday, money market funds underwent a huge shift in how they will be regulated, resulting in a huge sea change for the $2.65 trillion money market fund industry. Let's recap quickly. Money market funds are mutual funds that invest mostly in short-term assets such as US Treasurys and short-dated corporate bonds with maturities under one year. These funds are generally thought of as safe but yielding low returns.
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