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.

The rise and rise of Netflix

Online TV streaming and content giant Netflix has caught up with both BM and Disney to become the S&P 500’s largest firm by market cap.

Governments are flexing their muscles over bad corporate behaviour, starting with social media firms

What made social media companies so successful also makes them easy targets for government muscle-flexing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

You don’t need to worry about the robots taking over

Many people worry that automation, AI and robots will take everyone’s jobs, leaving millions of unemployed workers in their wake. But don’t worry, says John Stepek. We’ve been here before.

Choppy waters on both sides of the Atlantic

The problems facing tech stocks have unsettled the stockmarket in the US, and Britain isn’t faring much better. Can investors expect the choppiness to continue? Dominic Frisby investigates.

Investors should stand clear as the tech giants stumble

The likes of Facebook, Google and Netflix have enjoyed a great run. But with governments cracking down, it’s time to pull the FANGs from your portfolio, says Jonathan Compton.

Tesla is running out of road – and so are the other big tech stocks

Tesla, while wowing the world with visions of an electric future, has been burning cash at an alarming rate. Now, it’s in trouble. John Stepek explains what’s going on.

The tech-stock bubble is hissing air

The soaraway performance of the big tech stocks has accounted for much of the US stockmarket’s rise. But the bubble is now deflating.

Another US stockmarket domino has toppled

Tech stocks have been propping up the US stockmarket. But the Facebook allegations have triggered a change in sentiment. This could be a major turning point,, says Dominic Frisby.

Our robot future: better and more unpredictable than we can imagine

Robots will take over a lot of our more mundane jobs. But they will change the future in many more ways that we just can’t foresee, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

The tech sector has grown too powerful – now it’s in the firing line

The row over the misuse of Facebook users’ data has caused its share to price slide. John Stepek asks if this marks the turning point for tech stocks.

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