Technology

The technology sector has provided investors with some of the largest ever market returns. In the last 30 years companies like Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and Intel have transformed our world and the finances of investors. Going back further, investors in the motor car, or even the steam locomotive, generated gargantuan fortunes. Why? Because technology disrupts. It revolutionises. It constantly drives forward, remaking the world. And with that change comes the largest of opportunities to make money.

Sam Volkering explains how and why he seeks out revolutionary tech stocks and Andrew Lockley interviews a prominent member of the alt-right.
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These are the industries to watch if you’re investing in tech in 2017, and the individual opportunities just on the horizon, according to our expert.
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Let me share one of our key forecasts for 2017. It’s all about oil and a major change in the markets that new technology is going to bring about…
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To maximise your profits, you need to catch the megatrends. These are the persistent global transformations creating a new wave of corporate giants.
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Latest Technology articles

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    Today, Exponential Investor is looking at the latest research in mental health and addiction. Previously coverage has looked at how cannabis is helping people overcome crack addiction. It’s one of many medical uses for marijuana. The changing legal status of…

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  • Can you see my point of view?

    We use the phrase “seeing someone’s point of view” because it’s a powerful metaphor for their understanding of the world. However, it’s always been difficult to literally take someone’s viewpoint – but this is now rapidly changing. The recently relaunched…

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  • Hello from the IET Savoy

    Only a quick note from me today. I’m writing to you backstage during a short break at our investment conference at the IET Savoy. It’s been a busy, but thoroughly enjoyable morning so far. All of our speakers have been…

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  • How to spot bargain shares

    Today, it’s all about startups. I hope you like the recent focus on this exciting investment category. If you’re ready to take a step up, and learn more about how to invest wisely in this potentially confusing field, then you…

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  • Why does an African population explosion matter to UK investors?

      We’re setting technology aside and concentrating on the long-term trends affecting your investments. Africa is often the forgotten continent, when it comes to investment. Of course, there are African success stories, such as Safaricom. Furthermore, Africa makes our technological…

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  • Fintech explodes in emerging markets

      This week in Exponential Investor, it’s all about long-term global trends. Today, we’re exploring another critical opportunity: bringing financial services to the unbanked. When I’m writing, I’m aware that it’s all too easy to ignore the developing world, as…

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  • It’s World War III

    Today in Exponential Investor it’s World War III – and I’m not talking metaphorically. Humanity has been at war ever since we were chimps – and there’s no sign of this changing. I’m going to track down the next major…

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  • Strong and Stable?

    At Exponential Investor, we’re very big on small, fast-growing technology firms. However, it has traditionally been very difficult to get involved – unless (like me) you’re a busy, hands-on investor. Now, crowdfunding has changed everything. We’ve covered several companies that…

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  • Finding the boom in doom and gloom

    Yesterday, we introduced you to the idea of “Investing in the Apocalypse”. Today, we’re going to carry on disrupting your “normalcy bias” – the false belief that things will carry on, as they are. At Exponential Investor we like to…

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  • Investing in the Apocalypse

    Today, we’re taking a short detour from our usual content. We’re looking ahead to the long-term crises and opportunities that can affect your portfolio. This is just the kind of thing you’ll find at Cycles Trends and Forecasts – our…

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