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Five Rags-to-Riches Stories That Would Make Hit Movies

Rags-to-riches stories are rare. Nine out of every 10 startup businesses fail, and 45% of U.S. companies flop within four years.

But once in a while, an underdog emerges from obscurity as a successful – and rich – entrepreneur. These are the people we like to read about. We want to know where they came from and, more importantly, how'd they do it?

These five compelling rags-to-riches stories have "hit movie material" written all over them...

Tech Investing

How to Invest Like a CEO – and Beat the Market by 40%

If you've ever seen the movie "All the President's Men," then you know that maxim of investigative journalism – Follow the money.

The same idea applies to investing, of course, and today we're going to follow the money CEOs plan to spend over the next half-decade – and then use that knowledge make some cash ourselves.

According to a survey I just read, our nation's top executives plan to spend a lot of money on technology that will help them attract, retain, and understand customers.

That may sound, at first, somewhat vague. After all, there is no "retaining customers" tech sector.

But after digging into the survey – doing a little "investigative investing" – I figured out exactly where those CEOs will be spending their dollars in the next five years.

And today I'll show you an investment that takes advantage of these long-term spending trends in a way that beats the market by 40%....

Tech Investing

The Best Tech Investing Rule to Follow in 2015

When it comes to tech investing, 2015 looks to be a superb year. There's plenty of room for both the tech sector and the U.S. economy to grow in the months to come.

Which means now, more than ever, is the time to focus on that growth. This is how to find quality growth firms that will consistently beat the market.

In fact, we've got three winners for you right here...

Tech investing

Tech Stocks Forecast: The Ultimate Guide to 2015's "Big Idea" Trends

Our tech stocks forecast for 2015 features several "Big Idea" trends that Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael Robinson sees hitting their stride next year.

Robinson has worked as a consultant, senior advisor and board member for Silicon Valley venture capital firms. He is Money Morning's go-to expert on all things technology, and he likes what he sees for tech stocks next year.

Recently, Money Morning Executive Editor William Patalon III sat down with Robinson to talk about his tech stocks forecast for 2015.

This is a partial transcript of that discussion...

Hot Stocks

Why Ambarella (Nasdaq: AMBA) Stock Will Double – Again

Ambarella (Nasdaq: AMBA) stock has gone on an amazing tear since we first recommended it, more than tripling in value.

But Ambarella meets and exceeds Tech Specialist Michael Robinson's Tech Wealth Secrets Rule No. 1: Great Companies Have Great Operations

With that in mind, here's why AMBA stock could double once again from here...

Tech Investing

The Only Tech Investing Indicators That Matter Today

Markets were up and then down last Monday amid a slew of contradictory economic data – and ended the day mostly flat. It's enough to drive tech investors crazy.

But I'm not worried about the economy. Or the tech sector for that matter. That's because all three of my tech investing indicators – you could call them the "real news" – are moving in positive directions.

These three indicators are a surefire way to instigate profits - just take a look.

Tech Stocks

This ETF to Buy Lets You Profit from 515% Growth in Medical 3D Printing

3D printing is absolutely revolutionizing the medical field.

The market research firm IDTechEx says the medical and dental market for 3D printers will grow from $141 million today to $868 million by 2025. That's a 515% jump.

And we've found the perfect ETF to buy that will profit from the industry's explosive growth over the next decade...

Tech Investing

Tech ETFs to Avoid as Amazon Tanks – and Two to Buy Instead Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) stock has had a dismal 2014, down 24.1%. Now, AMZN isn't just hurting shareholders, it's also weighing heavily on some tech ETFs.

While AMZN has been falling all year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 4.7%. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 are up 10.8% and 8.9% in 2014.

As AMZN continues its 2014 slide, investors can avoid the tech ETFs that invest heavily in the e-commerce giant. In fact, there's a competitor to Amazon that's boosting tech ETFs now.

Check it out...

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