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Otherwise, investors are continuing their years-long migration toward index mutual funds. It's a trend called passive investing, and it's built on funds that aim to match the performance of a stock index, such as the Standard & Poor's 500, rather than try to beat it. Fans of passive investing say selecting which stock pickers will do well is tough enough to begin with, and index funds have lower expenses to boot. Through the end of November, U.S. stock funds run by stock pickers have lost $10 billion this year through investor withdrawals, according to Morningstar.