Years ago I developed an quantitive traded index product for money market funds. Money market funds are the ugly ducklings of the mutual fund business, fighting it out for basis points. The amazing fact is that people allocate 20-25% to them. A huge opportunity. The idea is to offer the transparency of an index with a few extra basis points from a traded international cash product.
The consumer gets a diversified basket of currencies, no leverage and an open approach to managed currencies that yields far better than the T-bills plus they are used to. I designed the product from concept to marketing creative and graphics on my own. Have a look at these pages:
The latest volatility spike in YEN and forex combined with low risk free rates in general may make this product more interesting.
Have a look at the pitch document I put together a long time ago. This thing could make a mint for an asset management firm. Read my prospectus and concept Download GO.pdf .