Exchange-traded funds experienced record growth this year, with inflows from institutions and retail investors. According to data from Credit Suisse, inflows for exchange-traded products topped $424 billion in 2017 through November. Not only does that shatter old records, but it is a stark demonstration of how investors are favoring ETFs over other investment vehicles. Mutual funds, for example, only saw $91 billion in inflows over that same period. Read the original story from MarketWatch.