Today's top tech stocks come with risk warning

While there are some high-performing companies out there, investors should exercise caution in this area, writes Philip Connolly.

24th February, 2013
There are good options for those looking to invest in tech stocks, but it's important not to get carried away. Photo: Bloomberg

Tech stocks have hit the headlines in recent months as major US firms, many of which have significant Irish operations, have illustrated differing fortunes on the stock exchange. Earlier this week the share price of tech giant Google topped $800 on the Nasdaq for the first time, while much of Facebook's 2012 was taken up with its Initial Public Offering (IPO), now trading at around $28 after its initial price of $42.

While the Nasdaq may hog most of...

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