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Investing in the Technologies of Tomorrow 9781557384935

Investing in the Technologies of Tomorrow

Discovering the SuperCompanies of the 21st Century

ISBN-10: 1557384932
ISBN-13: 9781557384935
PUBLISHER: McGraw-Hill School Education Group
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Product Description: "Virtual Reality, genetic engineering, high definition television. What were once science fiction are now today's reality, and could well be tomorrow's greatest investment opportunities." "Investing in the Technologies of Tomorrow spotlights the technologies which will change the way we live in the 21st century and identifies the companies which will bring these technologies to fruition. This fascinating book discusses the money making potential for each technology and provides investors with the tools to select the companies destined to become the Apple Computers and Microsofts of the 21st century." "According to the U.S. government, the domestic market for emerging technologies will hit $350 billion in annual sales by the end of the century while the world market will approach $1 TRILLION. Indeed, emerging technologies are important because they could very well determine who wins and who loses the battle for global economic dominance in the 21st century." "For investors who pick the next technological winners, the rewards will be enormous. Just look at the huge stock price gains in many technology companies in recent years: Genentech up 361% in 16 months; Digital Equipment up 917% in 37 months and Wang Labs up 1543% in 34 months. Clearly high tech means high profits." "But investing in the Technologies of Tomorrow is far more than an investment book. It is a compelling vision of how technology will change our lives in the 21st century. Consider some of the possibilities: floating trains that move as fast as airplanes, tiny robots that are injected in patients to perform surgeries, virtual reality machines that can simulate any human experience ranging from space travel to sex." "With each technology this book explains the challenges to achieve widespread commercialization. Most importantly, author Gregory Georgiou, an award winning financial journalist, pinpoints the companies investors should watch." "Right now there are dozens of small publicly held companies working on breakthrough technologies. Although not every company will hit it big, undoubtedly there will be some huge successes. Somewhere out there hides the next AT&T or Microsoft." "Technology is the greatest force for change in our lives. Whether you are an investor looking for opportunities or whether you simply want to understand the mysteries of the 21st century, Investing in the Technologies of Tomorrow will surpass your expectations." "It is superbly written glimpse into the future."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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PAGES: 250
CATEGORY: Business & Economics, Technology & Engineering

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