Stocks that are involved in the development of new technologies fall into this category. This can involve both hardware and software firms. Electronics, computers, services that develop new software, and periphery businesses all fall under the heading of technology stocks. Technology is being used increasingly in all sectors of the economy, which is why this sector is a growing field. New developments in hardware and software are being made every day and innovation continues to enhance our society.
The U.S. stock markets have experienced two strong years of back-to-back gains; the S&P 500 soared approximately 30% in 2013 and a solid 13% in 2014; and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recently topped 18,000 for the first time ever. With the Federal Reserve expected to barely increase interest rates in the second half of 2015, the. Read More
Is Wearable Technology Here to Stay?While wearable technology has evolved over the years, the success rate for widespread adoption is still open for debate. Launched in 1979, the idea of being able to listen to music on the go with a Sony Walkman was entirely novel.Though the Walkman wasn’t really wearable per se, it was portable. It. Read More
Our list of the best small-cap technology stocks for 2015 is based on a few industry trends: the growth of enterprise spending on cloud technology; the ubiquity of mobile devices; and the growing use of robotics in industry and consumer applications.Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ/ANY)Sphere 3D Corp., with a market capitalization of $88.0. Read More
Getting a sense of where stocks are going to go in the year ahead is always difficult with the major indices at their all-time highs.The fundamental backdrop is still very favorable for equities. While the Federal Reserve has put off raising interest rates for the near future, the cost of capital, especially for corporations, remains. Read More