Fidelity Blue Chip Growth

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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Behind the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund’s Disappointing Performance in 2016

    FBGRX has had a below-average 2016 so far, placing seventh in our select peer group of 12 funds in terms of point-to-point returns.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Portfolio Breakdown of the FBGRX
    Fund Managers

    Inside the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund Portfolio

    FBGRX’s core sectors include information technology, consumer discretionary, and healthcare. The first two sectors make up a combined 68% of the portfolio.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///SEP Range Sep
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Are the FOMC’s September 2016 Economic Projections?

    The FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) releases the SEP (Summary of Economic Projections) in four of the eight meetings in a year.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Been Ailing the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund?

    Stock picks from the healthcare sector are primarily responsible for FBGRX’s poor showing YTD. Allergan has hurt the sector, with Regeneron and Celgene.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Portfolio Breakdown of the FBGRX
    Fund Managers

    Understanding the Portfolio Changes in the Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund so Far in 2016

    FBGRX’s assets were invested across 361 holdings as of June 2016, when it was managing assets worth $18.5 billion.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    June 2016 Economic Projections: PCE Inflation to Rise in 2016

    The FOMC’s PCE inflation projections for 2016 have increased from 1.0%–1.6% in March to 1.3%–2.0% in June.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund
    Company & Industry Overviews

    FBGRX’s Infotech Picks Surprise on the Downside in 1Q16

    The Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund (FBGRX) fell 4.6% in 1Q16. Its one-year returns were -3.9%, placing it among the bottom three funds under review.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Portfolio Breakdown of the FBGRX
    Fund Managers

    Portfolio Moves Made by FBGRX Leading Up to 1Q16

    FBGRX invests “at least 80% of assets in blue chip companies” The fund manager also invests in companies believed to have above-average growth potential.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///SEP Mar  range
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    March Economic Projections Say PCE Inflation Will Fall Further

    The range of FOMC participants’ PCE inflation projections for 2016 was reduced from 1.2%–2.1% in December 2015 to 1.0%–1.6% in March 2016.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Non farm Payroll Additions and Unemployment Rate in the US
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Monitoring the US Labor Market Is Important in 2016

    The US economy will look to increased consumer spending to keep growing. For consumer spending to remain healthy, the labor market must remain strong.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund Vs Peers
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund: Headed for a Difficult Year?

    The Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund (FBGRX) had a sizable asset base, amounting to $19.2 billion as of January 2016.

    By David Ashworth
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