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Trading at Fidelity

With low rates, exceptional service, and powerful tools and research, there's a reason why serious investors choose to trade at Fidelity.

Great value, broad choice, advanced online trading

Low commissions and margin rates

Pay just $7.95 for online U.S. equity trades.1

Range of investments

Buy and sell stocks, options, ETFs, mutual funds, bonds and CDs, IPOs, and precious metals.

For Active Traders

Get dedicated support and advanced tools to meet your sophisticated trading needs.

The Fidelity Account® Our trading account

Explore the details of this comprehensive brokerage account from Fidelity, consistently recognized among the best online brokers.*,2
Trade wherever you are: Online trading | Mobile trading

Best Online BrokerIndustry-best capabilities
In 2016 Barron's2, Investor's Business Daily3, and StockBrokers.com4 rated us #1 for our industry-best trading tools, research, and execution.

Why trade with Fidelity?

  • $7.95 for unlimited online U.S. equity trades—lower than Schwab, E*Trade, and Ameritrade5
  • Buy 70 iShares® ETFs, 11 Fidelity sector ETFs, and 3 Fidelity active fixed income ETFs commission-free online
  • Easy-to-use tools that offer advanced online trading technology
  • Experienced investment and trading specialists available 24/7

Discover your next investing strategy

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Fidelity ranks tops in price improvement

Barron's recognized Fidelity as best among brokers in price improvement per trade.*

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Free commission offer applies to online purchases of Fidelity ETFs and select iShares ETFs in a Fidelity brokerage account. Fidelity accounts may require minimum balances. The sale of ETFs is subject to an activity assessment fee (from $0.01 to $0.03 per $1,000 of principal). iShares ETFs and Fidelity ETFs are subject to a short-term trading fee by Fidelity if held less than 30 days.

ETFs are subject to market fluctuation and the risks of their underlying investments. ETFs are subject to management fees and other expenses. Unlike mutual funds, ETF shares are bought and sold at market price, which may be higher or lower than their NAV, and are not individually redeemed from the fund.

* Results based on ratings in the following categories: total commissions, Investment choices, tools, research, Web site, mobile, and advisory services. Criteria not equally weighted. In 2014, Fidelity tied for #1 with Charles Schwab which ranked 10 leading discount brokers. In 2011, Fidelity tied with TD Ameritrade which ranked 14 discount brokers, was #1 in November 2008 which ranked 12 discount brokers, and tied for #1 with Muriel Siebert in 2007 which ranked 10 discount brokers.
1. $7.95 trading commission applies to online purchases of U.S. equities in a Fidelity brokerage account with a minimum opening balance of $2,500 for Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC retail clients. Sell orders are subject to an activity assessment fee (of between $0.01 to $0.03 per $1000 of principal) by Fidelity. Other conditions may apply. See Fidelity.com/commissions for details.

Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Before trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, and call 800-544-5115 to be approved for options trading. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.

2. Barron's, March 19, 2016 Online Broker Survey. Fidelity was evaluated against 15 others and earned the top overall score of 34.9 out of a possible 40. The firm was also named best online broker for Long-Term Investing (shared with 1 other), Best for Novices (shared with 1 other), and best for In-Person Service (shared with 4 others). Fidelity was also ranked 1st in the following categories "Trading Experience and Technology", "Range of Offerings" (tied with 1 other firm), and "Customer Service, Education and Security". Overall ranking based on unweighted ratings in the following categories: trading experience and technology, usability, mobile, range of offerings, research amenities, portfolio analysis and reports, customer services and education, and costs.
3. Investor's Business Daily (IBD), January 2015 and 2016 Best Online Brokers Special Reports. January 2015: Fidelity ranked in the top five in 9 out of 11 categories—-more than any other competitor. Fidelity was named first in Research Tools, Investment Research, Portfolio Analysis and Reports, and Educational Resources. January 2016: Fidelity ranked in the top five in 10 out of 12 categories. Fidelity was named first in Trade Reliability, Research Tools, Investment Research, Portfolio Analysis and Reports, and Educational Resources. Results for both reports were based on having the highest Customer Experience Index within the categories composing the surveys, as scored by more than 9,000 visitors to the IBD website.
4. February 16, 2016: Fidelity was ranked #1 overall out of 13 online brokers evaluated in the StockBrokers.com Online Broker Review 2016. Fidelity was rated #1 overall and was also rated #1 in several categories, including "Order Execution," "International Trading," and "Email Support." Fidelity was also named Best in Class for "Offering of Investments," "Research," "Customer Service," "Education," " Mobile Trading," "Banking," "Order Execution," "Active Trading," "Options Trading," and "New Investors." Read the full article
5. Commission comparison based upon published website commission schedules, as of 1/10/2013, for E*Trade, Schwab, and TD Ameritrade for online U.S. equity trades and less than 1500 trades per quarter. For E*Trade: $9.99 per trade for 0-149, $7.99 per trade for 150 to 1,499 and special pricing for 1,500 or more trades per quarter. For Schwab: $8.95 for up to 999,999 shares per trade, though orders of 10,000 or more shares or greater than $500,000 may be eligible for special pricing. For TD Ameritrade: $9.99 per market or limit order trade for an unlimited amount of shares.

For iShares ETFs, Fidelity receives compensation from the ETF sponsor and/or its affiliates in connection with an exclusive long-term marketing program that includes promotion of iShares ETFs and inclusion of iShares funds in certain FBS platforms and investment programs. Additional information about the sources, amounts, and terms of compensation can be found in the ETF’s prospectus and related documents. Fidelity may add or waive commissions on ETFs without prior notice. BlackRock and iShares are registered trademarks of BlackRock Inc., and its affiliates.

System availability and response times may be subject to market conditions.

Keep in mind that investing involves risk. The value of your investment will fluctuate over time, and you may gain or lose money.

Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information.  Read it carefully.
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