Nearly $18B flowed into U.S. equity funds (VTI) in the past week, the biggest gusher of money...


Nearly $18B flowed into U.S. equity funds (VTI) in the past week, the biggest gusher of money since June 2008, according to EPFR. About $6,5B of that amount went into the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). The same week saw more than $1B pulled out of investment grade (LQD) debt and Treasury funds, but $4B put to work in high yield (more on high yield's bounce). Emerging market debt funds (EMB) continue to suffer, seeing another $1.3B pulled.
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  • OptionManiac
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    Buy high and sell low!!
    19 Jul 2013, 01:21 PM Reply Like
  • Macro Investor
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    PS: SPY I love you!
    19 Jul 2013, 01:29 PM Reply Like
  • ksaeed
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    So, is that a good thing or a bad thing?
    19 Jul 2013, 02:37 PM Reply Like
  • Macro Investor
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    It's a wonderful thing. It is called the great rotation (from bonds to stocks).
    19 Jul 2013, 02:37 PM Reply Like
  • kaakre
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    Is this the Fed "direct investment" contribution?
    19 Jul 2013, 06:15 PM Reply Like
  • gbgust
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    " SPY has to buy " - cant wait a moment. All the other SP 500 funds must have also pulled in big bucks !
    20 Jul 2013, 10:27 AM Reply Like
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