Market Overview

Fidelity® Continues to Lead the Industry with Launch of Two Additional Zero Expense Ratio Mutual Funds


First Two Fidelity ZERO Funds Grow to More than $1 Billion

®, one of the largest financial service
providers with more than $7 trillion in total client assets, today
announced it will launch two additional zero expense ratio index mutual
funds – Fidelity ZERO Large Cap Index Fund (FNILX) and Fidelity ZERO
Extended Market Index Fund (FZIPX). The funds, which reaffirm Fidelity's
commitment to providing investors with unparalleled clarity, value and
choice, will be available to individual investors with no investment
minimums on
starting September 18, 2018.

Fidelity's ZERO funds, the only zero expense ratio index mutual funds
available directly to individual investors, now provide market exposures
representative of over two-thirds of industry index assets giving
investors the broader choice of market coverage they need. Since
launching on August 2, 2018, Fidelity's first two zero expense ratio
funds – Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund (FZROX)
and Fidelity ZERO International Index Fund (FZILX)
– have grown to more than $1 billion in assets1.

"Fidelity has consistently used its leadership position and scale to
improve value for consumers," said Kathleen Murphy, president of
Fidelity Investments' personal investing business. "Our ZERO fund
line-up is the most recent example, bringing innovation and value to
investors, and we're pleased so many investors have taken advantage of
this offering."

In addition to the new funds, Fidelity recently announced ground-breaking
that provide more value to investors, including zero
minimums for account opening, zero investment minimums on Fidelity
retail and advisor mutual funds and 529 plans2, zero account
fees, zero domestic money movement fees and significantly reduced index
pricing. Fidelity has a long-standing commitment to use its leadership
and scale to consistently deliver enhanced value to investors. For
example, as Fidelity has doubled its index mutual fund assets, the firm
also systematically reduced index mutual fund pricing by nearly 50
percent to provide greater value to investors. Notably, as Fidelity
passed on the benefit of its scale to investors, all of its stock and
bond index funds and sector ETFs have total net expenses lower than all
of Vanguard's comparable funds3.

This is one more example of a long history of Fidelity providing
customers with enhanced value based on its leadership position and
scale, including providing a number of services for free or at a very
low cost, such as Fidelity's no annual fee 2 percent cash back credit
card; free debit card and ATM fee reimbursement4; free check
writing and bill pay; free portfolio review at any of Fidelity's
nationwide network of investor centers; free asset allocation models for
diversified and income portfolios; and transparent bond pricing at $1
per contract5.

New Fidelity ZERO Index Funds

Consistent with Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund and Fidelity ZERO
International Index Fund, investors will pay a 0.00% fee for the new
funds, regardless of how much they invest in either fund.

  • Fidelity ZERO Large Cap Index Fund: The fund will seek to
    provide investment results that correspond to the total return of
    stocks of large-capitalization U.S. companies.
  • Fidelity ZERO Extended Market Index Fund: The fund will seek to
    provide investment results that correspond to the total return of
    stocks of mid- to small-capitalization U.S. companies.

The following charts compare Fidelity's new mutual funds relative to
competitors' comparative funds:

Firm   Fidelity   Vanguard   Charles Schwab
Fund name  

Fidelity ZERO Large Cap
Index Fund


Vanguard 500 Index


Schwab S&P 500
Index Fund

Net Expenses   0.00%   0.14%   0.03%
Investment Minimum   $0   $3,000   $0
Firm   Fidelity*   Vanguard   Charles Schwab
Fund names  

Fidelity ZERO Extended
Market Index Fund


Vanguard Extended
Market Index Fund

Net Expenses   0.00%   0.21%  
Investment Minimum   $0   $3,000  
Firm   Fidelity   Vanguard   Charles Schwab
Fund name  

Fidelity ZERO Total
Market Index Fund


Vanguard Total Stock
Market Index Fund


Schwab Total Stock
Market Index Fund

Net Expenses   0.00%   0.14%   0.03%
Investment Minimum   $0   $3,000   $0
Firm   Fidelity*   Vanguard   Charles Schwab
Fund names  

Fidelity ZERO
International Index Fund


Vanguard FTSE All-
World, Ex-U.S. Index
Fund (VFWIX)


International Index
Fund (SWISX)

Net Expenses   0.00%   0.23%   0.06%
Investment Minimum   $0   $3,000   $0

* Comparisons based on fund expense ratios only. Please consider
other important factors including that each fund's investment
objectives, strategy, and index tracked to achieve its goals may differ,
as well as each fund's features and risks.

Please see this
for additional details on competitive pricing comparisons.

About Fidelity Investments

Fidelity's mission is to inspire better futures and deliver better
outcomes for the customers and businesses we serve. With assets under
administration of $7.2 trillion, including managed assets of $2.6
trillion as of July 31, 2018, we focus on meeting the unique needs of a
diverse set of customers: helping more than 27 million people invest
their own life savings, 23,000 businesses manage employee benefit
programs, as well as providing more than 12,500 financial advisory firms
with investment and technology solutions to invest their own clients'
money. Privately held for 70 years, Fidelity employs more than 40,000
associates who are focused on the long-term success of our customers.
For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit

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.
it carefully.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Zero account fees and minimums are available for retail brokerage
accounts only. Expenses charged by investments, (e.g., funds and managed
accounts, and certain HSAs) and commissions, interest charges, or other
expenses for transactions may still apply. All Fidelity funds that
previously required investment minimums of $10k or less, and in stock
and bond index fund classes that previously had minimums of $100 million
or less, now have zero minimums. See the fund's prospectus and for further details.

Fidelity now offers the Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund (FZROX),
Fidelity ZERO International Index Fund (FZILX), Fidelty ZERO Large Cap
Index Fund (FNILX), and Fidelity ZERO Extended Market Index Fund (FZIPX)
available to individual retail investors who purchase their shares
through a Fidelity brokerage account.

Stock markets, especially foreign markets, are volatile and can decline
significantly in response to adverse issuer, political, regulatory,
market, or economic developments. Foreign securities are subject to
interest rate, currency exchange rate, economic, and political risks,
all of which are magnified in emerging markets.

In general, the bond market is volatile, and fixed income securities
carry interest rate risk. (As interest rates rise, bond prices usually
fall, and vice versa. This effect is usually more pronounced for
longer-term securities.) Fixed income securities also carry inflation
risk, liquidity risk, call risk, and credit and default risks for both
issuers and counterparties. Unlike individual bonds, most bond funds do
not have a maturity date, so holding them until maturity to avoid losses
caused by price volatility is not possible. Any fixed income security
sold or redeemed prior to maturity may be subject to loss.

You will earn 2 Points per dollar in eligible net purchases (net
purchases are purchases minus credits and returns) that you charge.
Account must be open and in good standing to earn and redeem rewards and
benefits. Upon approval, refer to your Program Rules for additional
information. You may not redeem Reward Points, and you will immediately
lose all of your Reward Points, if your Account is closed to future
transactions (including, but not limited to, due to Program misuse,
failure to pay, bankruptcy, or death). Reward Points will not expire as
long as your Account remains open. Certain transactions are not eligible
for Reward Points, including Advances (as defined in the Agreement,
including wire transfers, travelers checks, money orders, foreign cash
transactions, betting transactions, lottery tickets and ATM
disbursements), Annual Fee, convenience checks, balance transfers,
unauthorized or fraudulent charges, overdraft advances, interest
charges, fees, credit insurance charges, transactions to fund certain
prepaid card products, U.S. Mint purchases, or transactions to purchase
cash convertible items. The 2% cash back rewards value applies only to
Points redeemed for a deposit into an eligible Fidelity account. The
redemption value is different if you choose to redeem your Points for
other rewards such as travel options, merchandise, gift cards, and/or
statement credit. Other restrictions apply. Full details appear in the
Program Rules new card customers receive with their card. Establishment
or ownership of a Fidelity account or other relationship with Fidelity
Investments is not required to obtain a card or to be eligible to use
Points to obtain any rewards offered under the program other than
Fidelity Rewards. Eligible accounts for cash back include most
nonretirement registrations as well as Traditional IRA, Roth IRA,
Rollover IRA, SEP IRA, Fidelity Charitable® Giving Account®, Fidelity
HSA®, and Fidelity-managed 529 College Savings Plan accounts. The
ability to contribute to an IRA or 529 college savings plan account is
subject to IRS rules and specific program policies, including those on
eligibility and annual and maximum contribution limits. Full details
appear in the Program Guidelines new card customers receive with their
card. Contributions to Fidelity Charitable® are generally eligible for a
federal income tax charitable deduction. Please consult with your tax
advisor. The list of eligible registration types may change without
notice at Fidelity's sole discretion. For more information about whether
a particular registration is eligible, please call 1-800-FIDELITY

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1 As of August 31, 2018.
2 Minimums have been
eliminated for funds that previously required an initial investment of
$10,000 or less, as well as for stock and bond index funds that
previously had minimums up to $100 million. A very small number of
institutionally-priced fixed income and Freedom Index funds will
maintain their current investment minimums.
3 Fidelity
beats Vanguard on expenses on 18 of 18 comparable stock and bond index
funds, across all Vanguard share classes with a minimum investment of
less than $3 billion. Total expense ratios as of August 1, 2018.
All Fidelity ATM withdrawal fees will be waived for your Fidelity® Cash
Management Account. In addition, your account will automatically be
reimbursed for all ATM fees charged by other institutions while using a
Fidelity® Visa® Gold Check Card linked to your account at any ATM
displaying the Visa®, Plus®, or Star® logos. The reimbursement will be
credited to the account the same day the ATM fee is debited from the
account. Please note that there is a foreign transaction fee of 1% that
is not waived, which will be included in the amount charged to your
account. The Fidelity® Visa® Gold Check Card is issued by PNC Bank,
N.A., and the check card program is administered by BNY Mellon
Investment Servicing Trust Company. These entities are not affiliated
with each other or with Fidelity Investments. Visa is a registered
trademark of Visa International Service Association, and is used by PNC
Bank pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.
5 $1
mark-up per bond compares to certain competitors whose online prices for
corporate and municipal bonds were found to be an average of $13 more,
per bond.

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