Are brokered CDs a good idea?
Brokered CDs typically yield more than regular CDs because they are in a more competitive market. Brokered CDs generally offer much more flexibility than traditional bank CDs. The flexibility of brokered CDs can make it easier for investors to make mistakes, so read the fine print.
Can you lose money on brokered CDs?
With a brokered CD, the only way to get money out is by selling. And brokered CDs are like bonds in that when they're being traded, their value can change based on the interest-rate environment — so you could lose money. Plus, some brokerages tack on a trading fee when you sell CDs.
Does fidelity have a No Penalty CD?
Brokered CDs from Fidelity New issue offerings are typically sold at par and investors do not pay a trading fee to purchase them. Purchases (and sales) of secondary CDs incur a trading fee of $1 per CD (1 CD = $1,000 par value).
What is Fidelity's interest rate?
Interest Rates for the Fidelity Cash Management Account