January 24, 2013 at 09:00 AM EST
Tech ETFs: Watch Your Apple Weight
Few sectors of the economy have proven to be Wall Street game changers over the years, as our highly interconnected global market sometimes leaves little room for uncorrelated returns. Technological innovation and development, however, is perhaps one of the most crucial corners of the market, as this industry continues to be one of the few “growth” frontiers left in the economic landscape. But with such a high potential of lucrative returns, there is a relatively high associated risk. While many other economic sectors, like healthcare and utilities, are associated with consistent returns given the relatively stable nature of their operations, the technology sector is far from predictable. But for those willing to stomach the risk, there are multiple ETF options that focus on this attractive sector [see ETFs To Play Gartner's 2013 IT Outlook]. Whether you are looking for hyper-targeted exposure to nanotechnology or semiconductor stocks, or simply want to cast a wide net [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Tech ETFs In Focus Ahead Of Google Earnings Report 3 Tech ETFs with 20% Holdings in Apple (and 3 with less than 2%) Technology ETFs In Focus As Yahoo And Apple Report Earnings Apple Vs. Samsung: Q&A With Scott Freeze How An Apple (AAPL) Dividend Would Impact ETFs
Few sectors of the economy have proven to be Wall Street game changers over the years, as our highly interconnected global market sometimes leaves little room for uncorrelated returns. Technological innovation and development, however, is perhaps one of the most crucial corners of the market, as this industry continues to be one of the few “growth” frontiers left in the economic landscape. But with such a high potential of lucrative returns, there is a relatively high associated risk. While many other economic sectors, like healthcare and utilities, are associated with consistent returns given the relatively stable nature of their operations, the technology sector is far from predictable. But for those willing to stomach the risk, there are multiple ETF options that focus on this attractive sector [see ETFs To Play Gartner's 2013 IT Outlook]. Whether you are looking for hyper-targeted exposure to nanotechnology or semiconductor stocks, or simply want to cast a wide net [...]

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