By Trevor Hunnicutt     Feb 1 Investors pared again their publicity to shares within the newest week, Investment Company Institute information for U.S.-based funds confirmed on Wednesday, treating any "Trump rally" with a dose of warning.     Stock funds invested primarily in U.S. corporations posted their largest outflows since October as $Eight.2 billion cascaded out through the seven days by Jan. 25, the commerce group's information confirmed.     The withdrawals got here as a leap ahead for U.S. shares after the November U.S. presidential election in current weeks changed into extra of a totter.     The Russell 2000 index, as an example, returned 16 p.c within the month after the election solely to sag about 2 p.c since then. The Dow Jones Industrial Average  topped 20,000 for the primary time final week, however held above that degree for simply three days.     U.S. President Donald Trump, who took workplace final month, and his Republican social gathering have touted potential new financial stimulus measures, comparable to tax cuts and infrastructure spending.     "We do have a very unusual administration coming in terms of the agenda and probably the lack of clarity around the specifics of that agenda," mentioned Francis Rodilosso, head of mounted earnings exchange-traded fund portfolio administration at Van Eck Associates Corp.     Michael LaBella, a portfolio supervisor at QS Investors LLC, mentioned milestones like Dow 20,000 provided a touch that the setting, or market cycle, is altering.     "We hit new highs at the end of cycles, not at the start, so to us we see this as a great time to diversify equity exposure into international, things that have not done well the last five, seven years," mentioned LaBella.     U.S.-based funds invested in worldwide shares attracted $4.3 billion of their eighth straight week of constructive flows, ICI's information confirmed.     Investors continued to take refuge in bonds, pumping almost $Eight.2 billion into fixed-income funds through the newest week.     The following desk exhibits estimated ICI flows, together with mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (all figures in hundreds of thousands of ):                     1/25    1/18    1/11    1/4/17    12/28/16  Equity      -3,928  -1,284   7,441    -1,647       1,329  -Domestic   -Eight,243  -3,741   3,011    -2,112         662  -World       4,315   2,457   4,430       465         668  Hybrid        -549    -106    -913    -1,951      -1,106  Bond         Eight,177   4,654   9,603     2,363       1,886  -Taxable     7,647   3,530   7,751     3,948       4,625  -Municipal     530   1,124   1,853    -1,585      -2,739  Commodity     -492     231    -283      -500        -240  Total        3,208   3,495  15,848    -1,734       1,870    (Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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