This fund provides exposure to the biggest names in the semiconductor industry.
Trends like cloud computing are good news for companies that sell high-tech gear.
New products and consumer demand have made technology companies major players.
Earnings are up, but revenue is less than expected. European debt worries weigh on stocks. Nvidia settles a fight with Intel for $1.5 billion. Playboy will go private.
The telecom's already strong position in 3G and 4G technology gets a wireless boost from the acquisition of rival Atheros.
The iPad stole the spotlight as the first on the scene, but these up-and-comers could take a piece of Apple's pie.
Computerized high-speed trading accounts for most trades, experts say.
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