Fri, 19 Dec 2014
Large exposures in South Africa, Brazil, and Chile have weighed on the performance of this fund.
Recent studies have found retirees' health-care expenses have decreased while their account balances have moved higher, but there's still a generational divide in terms of savings.
Fidelity's Andrew Dierdorf discusses how his firm's new open architecture strategies jell with Fidelity's legacy college-savings options.
Morningstar senior analyst Chris Davis gives a progress report on Fidelity's equity fund enhancement initiatives, notes areas for further improvement, and offers his take on the cream of the crop.
Relative to their categories, Fidelity's stock funds generally fared better than its fixed-income portfolios last year, but several funds in both camps have good long-term prospects.
Fidelity's growth-leaning equity funds and more conservative bond funds made for a strong year for the fund firm, says Morningstar analyst Katie Reichart.
Morningstar senior fund analyst Christopher Davis sizes up performance and stewardship at the fund family and discusses some of his favorite Fidelity funds.
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson runs the gamut with some of his favorite fixed-income funds, including ideas for core, short-term, multisector, high-yield, and muni exposure.
Fidelity's Chris Sharpe touches on the 'to' versus 'through' debate as well as the goal of having the right strategies for retirement income.
Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services introduced a platform that it hopes will make mergers and acquisitions easier for registered investments advisors.
Looking for bargains where others are bailing out.
Some managers quickly invest more than $1 million in their funds, should you follow their lead?
Fidelity Institutional Wealth now offers access to consultants and to discounted financing from Live Oak Bank for acquisitive RIAs.
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