For the week, tech stocks
in the Standard & Poor's 500 index are up 4.
Summary: Are US tech stocks
on the brink of imploding, or just having a wobble?
It is rare for the press to raise troubling questions during any boom, whether it was Latin lending in the '70s or the tech stocks
in the '90s.
The performance of Japanese tech stocks
has been even worse, despite a digital consumer electronics boom that helped to support stock prices in 2004.
The past year was tough on tech stocks
because corporations were cautious about spending due to the soft patches in the economy.
an overconcentration in tech stocks
in the late 1990's) are often prone to make another "bet it all" impulse investment in a vain attempt to make up their lost ground in one fell swoop.
Today, new buyers of tech stocks
cannot count on huge rises in share price.
Just two stocks from the top 100 shares in London managed to rise, and among the sea of red, banks, telecoms and tech stocks
were hard hit.
It's the kind of thinking that gets you into tech stocks
right before the NASDAQ slides 70 percent.
A number of tech stocks
in the UK reacted poorly to the news and after an hour trading, the FTSE-100 Index was off 30.
on the slide including computer services firm Logica, down 20p at 770p, software giant Sage, down 11p at 232p and chip designer Arm, which lost 29 3 4p to 357p.
Gainers were led by blue-chip stocks such as City Development, one of Singapore's largest property developers, Singapore Airlines and tech stocks
such as Datacraft, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing and Venture Manufacturing.