Investor cash returns to the stock market

|By:, SA News Editor

$277B in fresh cash has flowed into equity ETFs and stock mutual funds YTD, according to TrimTabs, putting 2013 on pace to surpass 2000's $324B in inflows.

Three of the largest single-month inflow totals on record occurred this year - $66.3B in January, $55.3B in July, and $46B thus far in October.

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