Long-term mutual funds enjoyed their 35th straight week of inflows, totaling $8.42 billion for the week ended Nov. 11, according to the Investment Company Institute. Year-to-date, equity, fixed income and hybrid fund sales now total $357 billion.

In the latest week, stock funds experienced $1.24 billion in outflows, down from the $4.78 billion they lost the week before. Continuing a trend for 2009, investors redeemed $2.7 billion from U.S. stock funds and placed $1.46 billion into foreign stock funds.

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