NYSE at the opening bell, April 24, 2019. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Money flowed strongly into mutual funds and ETFs of all kinds except for equity funds last week. According to the most recent data from Lipper, equities saw $7.3 billion of outflows, the only asset group it tracks to see money pulled out of funds.

Why it matters: Despite the run in U.S. stocks, data shows that real money investors have been selling for most of this year. That trend continues even during what should be bouts of exuberance.

The backdrop: The drawdown in stocks came as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq reached new all-time highs and the U.S. saw a raft of strong economic data, including retail sales and jobless claims, as well as above-average corporate earnings results.

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Louisiana braces for 3rd hurricane in 2 months as Zeta closes in

The probable path of Zeta, per the National Hurricane Center. Photo: NHC/NOAA

Zeta strengthened into a hurricane again early Wednesday and was on track to make landfall in southeastern Louisiana by the afternoon, per the National Hurricane Center.

The state of play: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) requested a pre-landfall Federal Declaration of Emergency in a letter to President Trump on Tuesday.

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Unrest in Philadelphia after fatal police shooting of Black man

Demonstrators rally on Tuesday near the location where Walter Wallace was killed by two police officers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

The Pennsylvania National Guard was mobilized Tuesday during a tense second night of protests in Philadelphia over the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man.

Driving the news: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said in a joint statement a "full investigation" would be launched to answer questions that arose from video that captured part of Monday's incident.

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