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|FDIC Insurance - Cash Coverage||$1.25M||$500k||$250k||$250k|
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|Option Trade Builder tool simplifies single leg option trading||--||--||--|
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|International stock trading in 25 countries and 16 local currencies||--||--||--|
|Streaming news providers||32||26||25||7|
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|Graphic visualization of company valuations by Trefis®||--|
|ETF Screener embedded within Mobile App||--|
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|Accuracy-weighted score comprised of independent analyst ratings provided by Thomson Reuters StarMine||--||--||--|
|Complimentary online curriculum on trading strategies available to both prospects and customers||--|
|In-app mobile training modules for traders||--||--|
|2-year back-tested Option Strategies||--||--|
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Fidelity now offers the Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund (FZROX), Fidelity ZERO International Index Fund (FZILX), Fidelity ZERO Large Cap Index Fund (FNILX), and Fidelity ZERO Extended Market Index Fund (FZIPX) available to individual retail investors who purchase their shares through a Fidelity brokerage account.
5.00% rate available for debit balances over $1,000,000. Fidelity's current base margin rate, effective since 09/20/2019, is 8.075%.
Margin Rates: Effective since 9/20/2019, Fidelity 5.00% for debit balances over $1,000,000. Effective since 9/20/2019, Schwab 7.575% for debit balances of $250,000 to $499,999.99. Call Schwab for rates on debit balances above $499,999.99, as its rates are not published for anything above this amount. Effective since 9/19/2019, E*Trade 7.00% for debit balances over $1,000,000. Effective since 9/24/2019, TD Ameritrade 8.25% for debit balances of $250,000 to $999,999.99. Call TD Ameritrade for rates on debit balances above $999,999.99, as its rates are not published for anything above this amount. Fidelity's current base margin rate is 8.075%.
Based on data from IHS Markit for SEC Rule 605 eligible orders executed at Fidelity between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019. The comparison is based on an analysis of price statistics that include all SEC Rule 605 eligible market and marketable limit orders of 100-499 shares for the 100 share figure and 100–1,999 shares for the 1,000 share figure. For both the Fidelity and Industry savings per order figures used in the example, the figures are calculated by taking the average savings per share for the eligible trades within the respective order size range and multiplying each by either 100 or 1000, for consistency purposes. Fidelity's average retail order size for SEC Rule 605 eligible orders (100 -1,999 shares) and (100–9,999 shares) during this time period was 430 and 839 shares, respectively. The average retail order size for the Industry for the same shares ranges and time period was 253 and 384 shares, respectively. Price improvement examples are based on averages and any price improvement amounts related to your trades will depend on the particulars of your specific trade.
Margin trading entails greater risk, including, but not limited to, risk of loss and incurrence of margin interest debt, and is not suitable for all investors. Please assess your financial circumstances and risk tolerance before trading on margin. Margin credit is extended by National Financial Services, Member NYSE, SIPC.
Minimum markup or markdown of $19.95 applies if traded with a Fidelity representative. For U.S. Treasury purchases traded with a Fidelity representative, a flat charge of $19.95 per trade applies. A $250 maximum applies to all trades, reduced to a $50 maximum for bonds maturing in one year or less. Rates are for U.S. dollar-denominated bonds; additional fees and minimums apply for non-dollar bond trades. Other conditions may apply; see Fidelity.com/commissions for details. Please note that markups and markdowns may affect the total cost of the transaction and the total, or "effective," yield of your investment. The offering broker, which may be our affiliate, National Financial Services LLC, may separately mark up or mark down the price of the security and may realize a trading profit or loss on the transaction.
Real-time analytics uses historical information to generate alerts about potential opportunities. It should be used in conjunction with your own research and should not be the sole basis on which to make investment decisions. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Backtesting on Fidelity.com is provided for educational purposes and as an example only, and should not be used or relied upon to make decisions about your individual situation. You should not assume that backtesting of a trading strategy will provide any indication of how your portfolio of securities, or a new portfolio of securities, might perform over time. You should choose your own trading strategies based on your particular objectives and risk tolerances. Be sure to review your decisions periodically to make sure they are still consistent with your goals.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
This information is provided by Social Market Analytics, an unaffiliated third-party vendor that uses its own proprietary methodology to analyze data from public social media sites to provide information about specific stocks, and Fidelity has not validated the integrity of this data.
The Equity Summary Score is provided for informational purposes only, does not constitute advice or guidance, and is not an endorsement or recommendation for any particular security or trading strategy. The Equity Summary Score is provided by StarMine from Refinitiv, an independent company not affiliated with Fidelity Investments. For more information and details, go to Fidelity.com.
Before investing in any mutual fund or exchange-traded fund, you should consider its investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus, offering circular or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information. Read it carefully.