Comparing iShares ETFs to other leading ETFs
iShares is a market leader in the management and development of ETFs.* iShares is well known by institutional and retail investors for having some of the most liquid and largest ETFs available. You can easily compare iShares ETFs and other ETFs offered by Fidelity in our ETF Research Center.
Commission-free ETF availability
Purchase 65 iShares ETFs, 10 Fidelity sector ETFs and the Fidelity NASDAQ Composite Index Tracking Stock Fund (ONEQ) online commission-free.
Commission-free ETF restrictions
The commission-free purchases on the 65 iShares ETFs must be done online at Fidelity.com, Active Trader Pro®, Wealth-Lab Pro®, or through Fidelity's wireless channels.
Note: A short-term trading fee of $7.95 will be charged for any sales that occur within 30 days of the original purchase of the ETF with the oldest shares in the account being depleted first. The fee for shares sold on FAST, Fidelity's automated phone system, within 30 days of purchase is $12.95. The short-term trading fee is being waived for all customers through September 30, 2013.
All iShares ETFs are not margin-eligible for 30 days from settlement, similar to mutual funds. For margin customers, positions will automatically become margin eligible in their account after 30 days from settlement.
Options on any iShares ETF products are not commission-free.