October stock fund inflows 3rd highest month ever

|By:, SA News Editor

Estimated at $54B, according to TrimTabs, stock fund and ETF inflows in October were the 3rd largest monthly total on record. Bond funds lost $26B during the same period, the worst month since 2000.

Separate data from BlackRock shows a rush of money entering funds following a deal to end the government shutdown  - $24.3B of the $32.9B of money entering ETFs worldwide during the month occurred after October 17.

Total market ETFs: IYY, VTI, EXT, TOTS, EUSA, ITOT.