Online Trading

Buy and sell securities using a wealth of research and advanced tools on our intuitive trading website.



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Why trade online with Fidelity

  • Competitive online commission rates
  • Free, independent research from 20+ providers
  • Margin, short selling, and options trading tools

Learn more about our advanced trading tools and features


Pay $0 commission for online U.S. stock, ETF and options trades, plus $0.65 per contract for option trades.*

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Get an overview of what’s happening right now in specific markets and sectors, and read news and analysis to help you understand the short- and long-term impact.

Dig into the details with research reports on 4,500+ stocks from more than 20 independent, third-party research firms.

Evaluate your investing ideas using the accuracy-weighted Equity Summary Score provided by StarMine.

Take advantage of stock screen strategies from independent third-party experts to research stocks, ETFs, and options, or create your own screens using over 140 custom filters.

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Create real-time watch lists to track stocks that interest you.

Set alerts to receive balance updates, trade notifications, market news, or stock research messages via email and our mobile apps.

Track real-time profit and loss information on every trade.

Order types

Set trailing stops and conditional orders ahead of time to help manage risk and maximize profits.

Monitor, trade, and manage up to 50 stocks as a single entity using basket trading.

Advanced trading tools and features

Explore advanced account features including margin, short selling, and options trading.

Qualified customers can take advantage of our active trading software to get streaming quotes, directed trading, and more.

Bond ladders

Invest in multiple bonds with staggered maturities to help provide a consistent income stream and hedge against interest rate risk.

Compare bonds by coupon rates, yields, call dates, and ratings.

The Fidelity Account®

Explore the details of this full-featured brokerage account, consistently rated among the best in the industry.

Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

Pay no taxes on your gains within an IRA until you take withdrawals.

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View all of your brokerage account choices including trusts, the Fidelity Account for Businesses, custodial accounts, and more.

Industry-best capabilities
In 2022, StockBrokers1 rated Fidelity #1 Overall Broker and Investor's Business Daily2 rated Fidelity #1 Best Overall Online Broker. Kiplingers3 rated Fidelity Best Online Broker in 2021. For 2022, NerdWallet4 rated Fidelity the Best App for Investing and the Best Online Broker for Beginning Investors. Investopedia5 also rated Fidelity Best Online Broker and Best Broker for Low Costs in 2022.

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