Yes, mutual funds have been outshining exchange-traded funds, so far this year. The traditional funds pulled in $79.1 billion all told, with half that in stock funds. Exchange-traded funds pulled in $28.6 billion, according to Morningstar, with about $20 billion of that in stock funds.

Yet, last week was a busy week for both active and passive exchange-traded fund providers. There were five announced fund launches and one updated filing of an actively managed fund from a mutual fund stalwart.

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