Vanguard, BlackRock funds see the biggest inflows, largely because they're the largest providers of passively managed funds.
Gold-rated Vanguard Wellesley Income's management, proven strategy, and rock-bottom fees inspire confidence for the long term.
Gold-rated Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index has had strong results and a compelling risk profile over the last decade.
MSCI will answer this question with its June 14 announcement regarding changes to its indexes.
Were ETF fund flows chasing or predicting performance in 2011?
Municipal-bond fund flows stabilize, while outflows return to U.S.-stock funds.
CEO Weil says most significant driver was strength of active stock funds, which drew $1.6 billion in first quarter.
But probably innocent.
Munis provide investors with a meaningful tax advantage, and discounts add to the appeal.
A more tempered ride, in both downturns and in upturns.