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Description: Investors are rediscovering their taste for equities. Stock funds took in $148 billion in the year’s first 10 months, after five years when money flowed out, according to Investment Company Institute data. The shift marks a reversal from the four years through 2012, when investors put $1 trillion into bond funds, and the financial crisis drove many to abandon stocks and miss out as the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index almost tripled from its March 2009 low.

Source: BusinessWeek.com

Date: Nov 27, 2013

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-11-27/record-highs-lure-investors-back-to-stocks#r=nav-fst

Questions for Discussions:

  • Explain the flow of funds from bonds into equity?
  • Do you believe the risk level has reached a peak for investors?

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