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The Road to Wealth Begins with These 3 Tech Investing Plays

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People often ask me how to get started with tech investing.

I've got three investments will help you get started by providing a solid foundation for your portfolio, even in the very turbulent market we've been seeing all year long.

And I believe all three will crush the market over the next several years...

Cash In on Amazon Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) Stock’s Amazing Cloud Success for 1/14 the Cost

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AMZN stock has surged 71% since Jan. 2, 2015. And first-quarter sales were a whopping $1.56 billion.

We always recommend that you focus on growth, but in this case, we believe there is more stable way and affordable to play the cloud.

Here’s a way to cash in on AMZN at 1/14th the cost…

A Tech Stocks Update for 2015

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We've got an outlook on tech stocks and a comprehensive outline on risk-management every investor should follow.

Plus, we've highlighted a half-dozen picks that will most certainly start you on your road to wealth.

Here's why we're more confident than ever for the longer term investment outlook of Silicon Valley and high technology...

The Must-Read Tech Investing Book for 2015

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When done right, tech investing can be the single best wealth engine ever. For instance, one thousand dollars invested in Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) ten years ago today would now be worth $20,610.

For that reason I was excited to pick up Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World on its Feb. 3 release. I wanted to see what kind of moonshot thinking coauthors Steven Kotler (best-selling author and science journalist) and Dr. Peter H. Diamandis (Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation) had in store.

To my surprise, the 336-page manifesto - that wasn't explicitly written for tech investors - has more to offer them than any other book due out this year.

I phoned Steven Kotler to talk more about Bold and tech investing in 2015. He talked about how to spot a disruptive technology, his favorite sectors in tech right now, and why two U.S. CEOs are his favorites today...

Google Stock Gets Another "Buy" Sign with this New Deal

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Google stock is one of our favorite tech plays. It got even better with the Feb. 23 announcement that Google will purchase the mobile payment company Softcard (formerly known as Isis).

Essentially, the search engine company is buying Softcard's technology to use as Google Wallet.

The purchase also guarantees pre-installment of Google Wallet on all Verizon Communication Inc. (NYSE: VZ), T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: PCS), and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) Android phones in the United States starting later this year.

Even with Apple Stock Price at Record Levels, It's Still a Good Time to Buy


The Apple stock price continues to surge to new highs with the company's seemingly bottomless bag of tricks.

But at this point some investors may be wondering if it's too late to jump on the Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) bandwagon.After all, AAPL stock gained more than 62% in 2014 and another 16% in the first six weeks of 2015.

Yet Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald thinks buying Apple stock even at these levels is worth serious consideration. In this video, he explains why...

15 Tech IPOs in 2015 to Keep on Your Radar

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Tech IPOs in 2015: Wall Street is coming off a great year of initial public offerings. There were the most IPOs in 2014 since the height of the dot-com era in 2000.

Renaissance Capital, a manager of IPO-focused ETFs, reported 275 stock launches last year. That's a 23% increase from 2013. Last year's record number of IPOs also lent a huge hand 2014's bull market.

But it won't stop there. The tech sector should continue to dominate the 2015 IPO landscape. That's why we're keeping an eye on the biggest tech IPOs in 2015.

Here's a look at 15 companies with a real or rumored valuation of at least $1 billion to watch this year...

Should I Buy Amazon Stock (Nasdaq: AMZN)?

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Mixed data has made "should I buy Amazon stock (Nasdaq: AMZN)" a popular question these days...

The world's top online retailer announced Jan. 5 it sold a record-setting 2 billion-plus items worldwide in 2014. On the other hand, AMZN stock lost 22% in 2014.

Watch Money Morning Defense & Tech Specialist Michael A. Robinson on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." for how to play Amazon stock right now...

The Best Investment to Play the $19 Billion Wearable Tech Industry

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The wearable technology industry is growing at an explosive rate, and is quickly becoming part of our everyday lives. In fact, the research firm Canalys recently claimed wearables will be a "key consumer technology" by the end of this year.

And now, we've found the sector's best investment. It's a broad play on the entire industry.

Take a look at these growth figures, and this profit opportunity...

How Microsoft Stock (MSFT) Benefits from Buying "Minecraft"

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While it may seem an odd move by Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella, a rumored deal that the tech giant is trying to buy the company that makes the popular Minecraft game could deliver some benefits for Microsoft stock.

It would be the first major deal initiated by Nadella since he took the CEO post, and it's one few would have predicted given the nature of the gaming company and Nadella's seeming disinterest in gaming.

And yet there are reasons the acquisition could be a smart move, and ultimately could help Microsoft stock.

The One Tech Investment to Buy Now and Never Sell

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Today I'm going to tell you about the one technology investment you should invest in regularly.

In fact, this basket of tech stocks should form the foundation of every investor's portfolio. And it's the one tech investment to buy now and never sell.

Do this and you'll be well down the road to meaningful wealth...

Alibaba IPO Price May Come at a Discount to Investors

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According to a Bloomberg report, the Alibaba IPO price could be 22% lower than most analyst valuations when the company goes public later this year - but the reason is actually good for investors.

A discount would not signify weakness in the IPO – rather, it would be Alibaba’s attempt to avoid a flop like the one Facebook experienced during its initial public offering, when it ended up losing half its market value in four months as investors worried about slowing growth.

Here's how a more modest valuation will actually help Alibaba investors...

MSFT: How This Wearable Tech Dark Horse Just Changed the Rules


If you asked most tech pundits which tech titan was most likely to win the wearable tech wars, few would give Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) much of a chance.

You see, the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant has a big problem as it enters the wearable tech arena. Its Windows platform, while still dominant on the desktop, is an also-ran in a mobile world dominated by Apple and Google.

But Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is changing the rules.

In fact, Nadella's move is so brilliant, it could completely change how the wearable tech wars will be fought...

Two Charts That Show the Bitcoin Market Is About to Take Off


While the Bitcoin market has had its ups and downs, what matters is that it is a major new technology that will disrupt the financial sector, and probably several others as well.

And that means Bitcoin should follow the same dramatic patterns as other disruptive technologies - which, so far, it has.

In fact, according to these charts, it's on the verge of a major move...

Apple Stock News: Another List, Another No. 1 Ranking

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Apple Stock News: Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) is No. 1 again -- this time on Barron's annual ranking of the World's Most Respected Companies.

But the Barron's survey is just the latest feather in Apple's corporate cap. In just the past 12 months, AAPL has topped several such lists.

Here's what the world thinks of Apple, and what that means for AAPL stock...

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