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  • Is Investing in the Cloud Akin to Chasing a Cloud?

    By Jeff Stouffer - June 2, 2013 | Tickers: SKYY, HPQ, MSFT, NFLX

    At the beginning of the Internet and telecommunication boom, money was chasing these stocks so frantically that the prudent investor would ask rhetorically, “what is the value of this company?” The benefit of 20/20 hindsight seems to teach investors to look before leaping more so than ever.

    Wall Street financial engineers are having a heyday with exchange-traded funds. ETFs are designed to passively track an index of stocks. It more »

  • Technology ETFs to Outperform the Market

    By Andrés Cardenal - February 21, 2012 | Tickers: SKYY, IXN, IGV, QQQ, XLK

    It´s not necessary to choose an individual stock to outperform market indexes, certain sectors can show strong over performance records over the long term, and positions taken via ETFs usually have lower risk and volatility than individual stocks. The tech sector has many desirable characteristics that make it a convenient alternative for a sector bet from a risk and reward perspective for the middle and long term.

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