Are tech stocks now in a boom or a bubble?

It is not just US giants who are intriguing investors: a number of Irish firms are also proving good earners, writes Philip Connolly.

26th January, 2014
Facebook's headquarters in Dublin: last week, the company's stock hit a record high of $58.51. Picture: Maura Hickey

Over the past five years, anyone with the foresight to back an emerging tech company will have found themselves a tidy earner. In spite of the naysayers, firms such as Facebook and Tesla have proved a good buy for investors as share prices continue to rise.

The questions for investors are whether it is now too late to catch the tech wave, and if it is time to get out. The market wobbles late last...

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