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Special report: ETFs

Learn more about the world of exchange-traded funds.

For years, investors have poured money into exchange-traded funds (ETFs), most recently into fixed income ETFs. A number of companies—including Fidelity—are offering online commission-free ETFs.

In this special report, learn the basics of investing in these vehicles, some important considerations when purchasing ETFs—including the benefits and risks—several strategies that you can implement, and how they can be used to help construct your portfolio.

ETFs for 2014

ETFs for 2014 Here are some ETFs to consider for potential volatility, bargain buying, and more.

ETFs for volatility

Are you nervous about a market decline? Minimum volatility funds are one option if you are concerned about a stock market decline.

Inside ETFs

Inside ETFs Learn the basics—including the benefits and risks—of investing in exchange-traded funds.

How to use ETFs

5 investing strategies Five well-tested strategies using exchange-traded funds for investors and traders to consider.

Reduce taxes on gains

Tax-loss harvesting using ETFs You may be able to reduce your tax bill by using exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

An ETF’s price matters

ETF price matters Consider commissions, bid-ask spread, and premium/discount to Net Asset Value.

Build an ETF strategy

How to assemble ETF products to match your market outlook Here's how you can incorporate ETFs for your market outlook.

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.

Exchange traded products (ETPs) are subject to market volatility and the risks of their underlying securities which may include the risks associated with investing in smaller companies, foreign securities, commodities and fixed income investments. Foreign securities are subject to interest rate, currency-exchange rate, economic and political risk all of which are magnified in emerging markets. ETPs that target a small universe of securities, such as a specific region or market sector are generally subject to greater market volatility as well as the specific risks associated with that sector, region or other focus. ETPs which use derivatives, leverage, or complex investment strategies are subject to additional risks. The return of an index ETP is usually different from that of the index it tracks because of fees, expenses and tracking error. An ETP may trade at a premium or discount to its Net Asset Value (NAV) (or indicative value in the case of ETNs). Each ETP has a unique risk profile which is detailed in its prospectus, offering circular or similar material, which should be considered carefully when making investment decisions.
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