Exchange-traded funds are huge right now. They’re easy to purchase, you can buy them just as you would buy any other share in a company. You don’t have to buy huge amounts, like with mutual funds where most companies, including Fidelity, make you sometimes spend a lot of money on these funds at one time to get in.
ETFs are easy and another company offering them, is Fidelity. Fidelity Investments offers over 600 ETFs for you to choose from. Across sectors, across indexes, across pretty much anything you can think of, even shorted ETFs, Fidelity has them.
A great tool they have for you to choose ETFs can be found at their choosing ETF page. This tool allows you to look in various sectors, countries, style, and capitalization. Just like you would choose a mutual fund based on how much risk you want to go after, or what sector, you can now choose your ETF that way.
The best part, you don’t have to plunk down the $1000 to get a few shares. You can buy a single share, using your online discount broker and sell them just the same. All that applies are your fees for your trade, whatever your broker charges.
ETFs are taking off. Fidelity Investments is in the game. Are you?