Despite the Federal Reserve’s attempt to restore order to the credit markets by cutting interest rates, investors are flocking to the safest government securities, prompting the largest drop in yields on short-term Treasury bills in almost 19 years, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The last three days of last week, money-market investors put $50 billion into these Treasury and government-only funds, and scaled back $21 billion out of so-called prime money markets, according to iMoneyNet Inc., which tracks money-market mutual funds. 

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