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10 ETFs cover it all

Trade Commission-Free on 10 of Firstrade's most popularly traded exchange-traded funds (ETFs). We've chosen these funds to help you quickly and easily build a strong foundation for a diversified portfolio.

These ETFs cover small-cap, mid-cap and commodity funds, emerging markets and short-term to long-term bonds. Take a look at the fund list below and find the ones that suit you most.

Symbol Prospectus Description Objective Expense Ratio
BLV Vanguard Long Term Bond ETF

Long-term Bond
The Fund seeks to match the investment performance of the Barclays Capital Mutual Fund Long Government/Corporate Index.

0.11%
BIV Vanguard Intermediate Term Bond ETF Intermediate-term Bond
The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Barclays Capital 5-10 year Government/Credit Index. This index includes U.S. Government, investment-grade corporate, and international dollar-denominated bonds with maturities between 5 and 10 years.
0.11%
BSV Vanguard Short Term Bond ETF Short-term Bond
The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Barclays Capital 1-5 Year Government Index. This index includes U.S. Government, investment-grade corporate, and international dollar-denominated bonds, with maturities between 1 and 5 years.
0.11%
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF Large Blend
The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Dividend Achievers Select Index that measures the investment return of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time.
0.13%
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF Large Blend
The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P 500 Index. Uses a replication strategy to try to track the Index, which includes approximately 77% of the market capitalization of all publicly traded US equity securities.
0.07%
IJH iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF

Mid Cap Blend
The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. The Index measures the performance of the mid-capitalization sector of the US equity market. Uses a representative sampling strategy to try to track the Index.

0.15%
VBK Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF

Small Growth
The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of small-capitalization growth stocks. The Fund employs a "passive management" approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI U.S. Small Cap Growth Index.

0.10%
VWO Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF

Diversified Emerging Markets
The Fund seeks to match the performance of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach by investing substantially all (normally about 95%) of its assets in the common stocks included in the Index.

0.18%
FXI iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Fund

China Region
The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the FTSE/Xinhua HK China 25 Index. The Index is designed to represent the performance of the mainland China equity market that is available to international investors.

0.74%
DBC PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund

Commodities Broad Basket
The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Deutsche Bank Liquid Commodity Index-Excess Return.

0.93%

Before investing in an ETF, be sure to carefully consider the fund's objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

The commission-free trades on the 10 eligible ETFs must be placed online at Firstrade. Commission-free trades apply to all buy and sell transactions on eligible ETFs with a minimum of 10 shares or more per order. If you sell an eligible ETF within 30 days of purchase, a regular $6.95 online commission fee will apply to the sale.

Firstrade reserves the right to update and change the terms and conditions of the Free Commission ETFs at any time without prior notice.

Research and planning tools are obtained by unaffiliated third party sources deemed reliable by Firstrade. However, Firstrade does not guarantee accuracy and completeness, and makes no warranties with respect to results to be obtained from their use.

Trading involves high risks. Firstrade's offering in commission free ETFs does not encourage investors to trade in high frequency without paying attention to the possible risks.

Market volatility, volume and system availability may delay account access and trade executions.

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