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How Fidelity Aims for Dominance in the ETF Space

Boston-based Fidelity Investments has been a go-to for investors for decades, thanks in large part to stellar performance in its Fidelity Magellan Fund (FMAGX) and its Fidelity Contrafund (FCNTX), among others. It’s only in the…


ETF Tracking Errors: Protect Your Returns

Although rarely considered by the average investor, tracking errors can have an unexpected material effect on an investor’s returns. It is important to investigate this aspect of any ETF index fund before investing. The goal…


Commercial Trader

What is a ‘Commercial Trader’ Commercial trader can refer to any trader who trades on behalf of a business or institution. In the commodities market the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has a special classification…



Due Diligence Steps for Crypto Investments

According to leading cryptocurrency price aggregator, CoinMarketCap, there are more than 1,600 digital currencies available as of this time. In reality, there are probably many more than that in existence, as not all of them will…


4 Mutual Funds that Hold Apple Stock

With a market capitalization of nearly $912.5 billion (as of June 19, 2018), Apple Inc. (AAPL) is one of the largest technology companies in the world and the front-runner to cross the $1 trillion milestone for its market…


Top 8 Companies Owned by the Koch Brothers

The Koch brothers have become well-known for their libertarian and conservative politics, and are often portrayed as significant personalities that impact elections and government decisions. (See also: The Koch Brothers: America’s 2nd Wealthiest Family.) However, despite…



Tainted Alpha

DEFINITION of ‘Tainted Alpha’ Tainted alpha refers to the portion of alpha return that cannot be attributed solely to the money manager due to consequential beta exposure. Tainted alpha is seen when money managers invest…


Honesty Bond

What is an ‘Honesty Bond’ An honesty bond is posted by an organization or professional to ensure the honesty and integrity of the bond issuer and/or its employees. An honesty bond insures policyholders against theft,…