According to a press release, Fidelity’s new offerings, available on Fidelity.com, include:
- Explore and Rank Research Firms: Investors can learn more about the methodologies, approaches, and equity styles of 19 well-known equity research providers and view scorecards that rank 10 independent analyst firms on multiple dimensions of performance based on their past buy/sell recommendations.
- Portfolio-Level Backtesting: Fidelity has expanded its backtesting offering to allow Fidelity customers to do full portfolio-level backtesting of strategies on the equities listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJI), the NASDAQ-100 Index (NDX), or the S&P 100 Index (OEX).
- Markets & Sectors: Fidelity has redesigned and enhanced its Markets & Sectors research. Information has been organized to provide updates on the Equity, Interest Rates, Foreign Exchanges, and Energy, Metals & Agriculture markets. In addition, there are now top headlines and research reports covering U.S. and World Indexes; sector news, analysis, and research; as well as news, research, and Fidelity commentary about the economy.
“We believe that as investors experiment with these research tools, they’ll have opportunities to uncover investment and trading ideas in new markets, sectors and stocks that they hadn’t considered before,” said James Burton, president of Fidelity’s retail brokerage business, in the release.