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FCONX Fidelity® Conservative Income Bond

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Fund FCONX Fidelity® Conservative Income Bond RAVI FlexShares Ready Access Variable Inc ETF  
Similarity
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100% 88%
Annual Fees
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$35.64
(0.35% Exp. Ratio)
$25.46
(0.25% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.82% annual return
$15,479.14 $15,951.99
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$472.85
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 0.91%
3 YR 0.47%
5 YR 0.67%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.20%
3 YR 0.82%
5 YR --
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks to obtain a high level of current income consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in U.S. dollar-denominated money market and high quality investment-grade debt securities of all types, and repurchase agreements for those securities. It invests more than 25% of total assets in the financial services industries. The fund normally maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity of 0.75 years or less. It invests in fixed rate securities with a maximum maturity of two years or less and floating rate securities with a maximum maturity of three years or less.
The investment seeks maximum current income consistent with the preservation of capital and liquidity. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its total assets in a non-diversified portfolio of fixed-income instruments, including bonds, debt securities and other similar instruments issued by U.S. and non-U.S. public and private sector entities. The dollar-weighted average portfolio maturity of the fund is normally not expected to exceed two years. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in fixed-income securities and instruments of issuers in emerging markets. The fund is non-diversified.

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