Long-term mutual funds gained another $10.97 billion in sales in the week ended Feb. 24, the Investment Company Institute said. Sales over the past 50 weeks have been consistently positive and near half a trillion, or $487 billion.

Stock funds took in $1.97 billion, with $151 million of that going to U.S. stock funds and $1.82 billion to foreign stock funds, underscoring their continued popularity.

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