Fox Business May 27, 2021

Pandemic Nightmare Turns to Reopening Reality

June 2021

In your June Issue, I’ll delve into inflationary fears, U.S.-China trade relations, the health of our recovery and the risks of reopening, which are dealing a difficult hand for many countries beyond our pale. And as announced in your May Issue and subsequent Hotlines, FI’s newest portfolio, ESG Growth, had its official and effective launch on May 28.... Read more

Peaks At More Peaks… But Are Valleys in Sight?

June 24, 2021

For the economy and markets here and globally, the macro trend remains unchanged: Vaccination success dictates the pace, rate, kind and quality of recovery here, there and everywhere.... Read more

FSI Doesn’t Fear Inflation

June 17, 2021

It’s not that I’m twiddling my thumbs… But so far, June has failed to deliver any major disruption to macro or micro trends.... Read more

Fidelity Investor’s Model Portfolios have year-to-date returns through 5/31/21 of between -0.5% and 8.1%. The average investor at Fidelity gained 0.6% in May.
ModelYTD5-Year
(Annualized)
Global Quant Growth6.9%14.9%
Global Quant Income-0.5%N/A
Growth8.1%13.2%
Factor+7.4%N/A
Growth & Income6.7%9.2%
Income2.7%4.9%
Annuity Growth5.6%12.4%
Annuity Growth & Income4.3%10.2%
S&P 500 12.6%17.2%
Fidelity Investor Index 6.7%10.4%

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Awarded ‘2016 Newsletter Honor Roll’ by the independent Hulbert Financial Digest

Jim Lowell is Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning independent newsletters Fidelity Investor and Fidelity Sector Investor. Through his newsletters, Jim advises individual investors seeking superior performance from their Fidelity investments. He has also written several books on investing, Investing from Scratch (revised edition, Penguin, 2006) and What Every Fidelity Investor Needs to Know (Wiley, 2007) among them. Read more

Say goodbye to Index funds and Hello to Actively Managed funds

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