What you need to know
- Investors have concerns about over-exposure to tech companies.
- Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook in particular.
- They're worried a sudden change in the market could cause problems.
Reuters reports that some investors are concerned that their over-exposure to stock in Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon could leave them in a sticky position if the market makes any sudden changes in course.
The report has investors concerned about the big four stocks in particular, although it also says that few of them see any concrete reasons for anything to change any time soon.
While some analysts like Gene Munster believe AAPL could reach as high as $400 in 2020, others are less convinced.
Apple investors have had great success during 2019 thanks to massive growth, but analysts don't expect that to continue through 2020.
Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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