Tech stocks

The future of the gig economy

It was hailed by boosters as the future of work, but court rulings are increasingly throwing a spanner in the works. Is the gig over for platform providers? 

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.

Uber’s big belly flop might be good news for wider markets

Uber’s share price took a massive hit after listing on the New York Stock Exchange. John Stepek looks at what its performance tells us about the wider market.

Don’t buy into tech company IPOs

Tech firms are listing on the stockmarket in their droves, with their private-equity backers raking in the cash. That’s perfectly sensible. What’s not so sensible is the number of retail investors buying in.

Lyft IPO: power without responsibility

Lyft is the latest example of tech founders trying to raise money while holding tight on the reins, says John Stepek. Avoid.

Cybercrime: profit from the fight against criminals in your computer

Cybercrime has the potential to paralyse countries and commerce, but companies and individuals are only just waking up to the threat. That spells opportunity for long-term investors, says Ben Judge.

The Fed and Brexit: what to watch in the week ahead

It’s a big week for the markets, with the US Federal Reserve meeting to set interest rates, and another Brexit vote in the UK. John Stepek looks at what to expect.

The online banking bubble is ready to burst

Too much money is jostling for a space in online banking. That’s a recipe for disaster, says Matthew Lynn.

From FAANGs to CRAABs - the era of investment in new technology

Within 10 years the FAANGs could well have been replaced by a portfolio of CRAABs – cryptocurrency, robotics, artificial intelligence, automation and biotech companies.

Has Netflix won the battle for your television screen?

Netflix has successfully disrupted the market with its film and TV streaming service. Can rivals such as Disney and Amazon catch up? Tim Dams assesses the state of the sector.

Why Apple’s sales warning has rattled the currency markets

Apple’s admission that sales will be lower than expected is clearly a problem for the tech giant. But it has much bigger implications for the global economy as a whole. John Stepek explains why.

Uber IPO to be 2019’s crucial test case

The flotation of the world’s biggest ride-hailing app will be a pivotal moment for equity markets, says Matthew Lynn.

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