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Investors Embrace U.S. Stocks, Sort Of

U.S. equity funds saw inflows in October, but those flows were still well behind those going to international-equity and taxable bond.

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U.S. equity funds enjoyed an $8.7 billion inflow in October, which is impressive for a category group that's usually in outflow territory. Investors poured $27.6 billion into passive U.S.-equity funds last month, more than doubling the previous month's $12.7-billion inflow. Active U.S.-equity funds, meanwhile, continued to see outflows.

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