Tech stocks

Are tech stocks the new Nifty Fifty?

The Nifty Fifty was a group of blue-chip stocks that investors thought would outperform the market, but didn’t. John Stepek asks if today’s tech stocks are the 21st-century version.

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Investing in technology

Technology is moving astoundingly quickly. The pace of change in the fields of artificial intelligence, renewable energy and the "internet of things", for instance, can make it hard for investors to keep up. But if you aren't on top of the latest developments, you risk losing out.

At MoneyWeek, we can help you invest in technology by bringing you news of the latest developments and the companies and tech stocks to buy.
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How to invest in technology

Video tutorial: How to invest in tech stocks

The technology sector can be hugely profitable for investors. But how do you pick the right companies? In this video tutorial, Ed Bowsher explains how to invest in tech stocks.

Big tech firms beware: big government is coming for you

One problem with big tech stocks is that they’re very expensive. But another is the threat from overzealous regulation, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Profit from the internet’s Magnificent Seven

Amazon, Google and Facebook aren’t the only winners in ecommerce and online media – savvy investors should also buy China’s big four to maximise gains, says Rupert Foster.

This virus is huge news for cybersecurity stocks – and bitcoin

The WannaCry ransomware attack is a wake-up call. It has huge implications for cybersecurity – and for bitcoin. John Stepek explains why, and how to profit from improving computer security.

What the video games industry thinks about Brexit

The video games industry is hugely important to Britain, adding £1.12bn to the economy. Matthew Partridge looks at how Brexit will affect the sector.

Billions from boffins: how to profit from university spin-out companies

British universities are teaming up with venture capitalists to create world-beating firms. Back the winners before they leave the lab to make big gains, says Matthew Partridge.

How blockchain will transform business

Bitcoin boosters promised that the digital currency would change the world. In a sense, it just might, as blockchain, the technology underlying it, goes mainstream. Ben Judge reports.

How Brexit will affect the tech sector

Matthew Partridge continues his look at how Brexit will affect Britain, by examining its effect on the technology sector.

How to pick winners in the new media wars

Online media is set to bite into TV advertising revenue. But how to spot the game-changers in a sector awash with jargon and hype? Simple – go back to basics, says Rupert Foster

Four questions to ask to avoid getting burned by tech stocks

What can venture capitalists teach private investors about picking the best tech stocks? Matthew Partridge outlines four key questions to ask before you buy.

Snap: a unicorn that should stay in the forest

Snap, the company behind mobile-phone messaging app Snapchat, beloved of teenagers and young adults, plans a $25bn initial public offering in March.

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