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Trading at Fidelity

With low rates, exceptional service, and powerful tools and research, there’s a reason why serious investors are choosing 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

Smartmoney best discount broker, Barrons best long-term investing online broker, Kiplinger's best overall online broker, Compuware best of the web. Explore the details of this comprehensive brokerage account, consistently rated among the best online trading experiences.
Trade wherever you are: Online trading | Mobile trading

Trade With an Industry Leader

Why trade with Fidelity?

  • $7.95 for unlimited online U.S. equity trades—lower than Schwab, E*Trade, and Ameritrade7
  • Buy 65 iShares® ETFs and 10 Fidelity sector ETFs commission-free online
  • Easy-to-use tools that offer advanced online trading technology
  • Experienced investment and trading specialists available 24/7

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Free commission offer applies to online purchases of 65 iShares® ETFs and Fidelity ETFs in a Fidelity brokerage account with a minimum opening balance of $2,500. The sale of ETFs are subject to an activity assessment fee (of between $0.01 to $0.03 per $1000 of principal) by Fidelity. After September 30, 2013, 65 iShares ETFS are subject to a short-term trading fee by Fidelity, if held less than 30 days. After January 31, 2014, Fidelity ETFs are subject to a short-term trading fee by Fidelity, if held less than 30 days.
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.
2. SmartMoney magazine, June 2010, 2011, and June 2012. Industry review ranking 17 leading discount brokers in 2010, 10 in 2011, and 10 in 2012. Results based on ratings in the following categories: commissions and fees, mutual funds and investment products, banking services, trading tools, research, and customer service. Criteria not equally weighted.
3. Barron's, March 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Industry review of leading online brokers: 25 in 2009; 22 from 2009-2011; 27 in 2012; and 24 in 2013. Fidelity was ranked best online broker for long-term investing and fifth overall in 2009, sixth overall in 2010 and 2011, eleventh overall in 2012, and ninth overall in 2013. 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 cost.
4. Investors Business Daily, January 2013. Fidelity was named a top five broker among USAA Brokerage, Charles Schwab, ThinkorSwim and TradeStation. Fidelity scored among the highest in research tools, ETF choices, Portfolio Analysis and Reports, Investment Research, Educational Resources, Tax Preparation Tool and Customer Service. Results were based on having the highest Customer Experience Index within 12 subcategories, as scored by 10, 250 visitors to the IBD website.
5. Kiplinger's magazine, February 2011. Industry review ranking 14 leading discount brokers. Results based on ratings in the following categories: costs, website usability, investment choices, customer service, and research and tools. Criteria not equally weighted. Fidelity was also #1 in the last survey conducted (November 2008), which ranked 12 discount brokers using similar criteria. For 2010, TD Ameritrade tied with Fidelity for the #1 spot.
6. Compuware/Gomez Best of the Web award for 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Industry review of leading online brokers—13 in 2009, 10 in 2010, 11 in 2011, and 12 in 2012. Fidelity was the Generate Order Transaction winner based on combined performance for response time, availability, and consistency. The Compuware logo is a registered trademark of Compuware Corporation.
7. 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.

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.

Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Prior to trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, and call 800-343-3548 to be approved for options trading.  Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.

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 is described 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.