Fund investors added $27 billion to U.S. stock and bond funds in April, up from the $23 billion they invested in March, according to Strategic Insight.

U.S. equity funds took in $6 billion in April, marking the fourth straight month of inflows for the category, showing continued optimism among U.S. investors despite geopolitical tensions and uncertainty about the federal budget. In the first four months of 2011, U.S. equity funds have received $42.2 billion of inflows.

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