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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      This week, 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…

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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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    Occasionally, I like to put a bit of smug into Exponential Investor. It helps to demonstrate that there really is a financial benefit from reading this newsletter. The trends we point out can help you invest sensibly, and profit handsomely….

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    In the Back to the Future films, the “baddie” (Biff) makes a fortune. He does this by travelling through time, to give his younger self a book of sports results. After a few trips to the bookies, Biff’s a multi-millionaire….

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    If you missed the previous chapters of this series, you can read them here: A Day in 2050 – 0600hrs A Day in 2050 – 0900hrs A Day in 2050 – 1000hrs A Day in 2050 – 1100hrs A Day…

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    If you missed the previous chapters of this series, you can read them here: A Day in 2050 – 0600hrs A Day in 2050 – 0900hrs A Day in 2050 – 1000hrs A Day in 2050 – 1100hrs It’s 1200hrs,…

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  • A Day in 2050 – 1100hrs

    If you missed the previous chapters of this series, you can read them here: A Day in 2050 – 0600hrs A Day in 2050 – 0900hrs A Day in 2050 – 1000hrs It’s 2050, and you’ve just arrived at work…

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