Institutional Cash Pools Post author By Philip Lane Post date August 9, 2011 This new IMF paper provides an interesting perspective on the demand for short-term AAA-rated assets. Categories In Uncategorized 1 Comment on Institutional Cash Pools ← Real conservatives have always worried about social cohesion.. → Austerity and social unrest since World War I One reply on “Institutional Cash Pools” Interesting. Though I’m not sure that Treasury notes, or the USD generally, are best suited to being a safe haven. This leads to unfair advantage for the US, and the paradoxical current flight to Treasury notes. I think either a significant redesign of The Fed is needed, or else a move to an artificial, or basket, global foreign reserve currency. Comments are closed.