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Technology: Broad-Based

Technology is a sector of the broader stock market. It makes up about 18% of the US market, but less than 10% of the international markets. Most technology funds are focused on US companies, but they still have a global reach.

The following are broad-based technology funds. They can be used to increase your portfolio’s exposure to technology in general, or paired with thematic funds for more of a “Core-and-Explore” approach (Core being the general technology fund and Explore being a more concentrated thematic fund.

Note: These are not recommendations, just investment ideas for further research.

Fund Ticker Expense Holdings Inception
Fidelity MSCI Information Technology FTEC 0.08% 331 10/21/13
  The fund's underlying index is the MSCI USA IMI Information Technology Index, which represents the performance of the information technology sector in the U.S. equity market.
First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend TDIV 0.50% 89 8/13/12
  Tracks a modified dividend-weighted index of U.S.-listed technology companies that pay regular dividends.
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ 0.20% 104 3/10/99
  Includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market based on market capitalization.
Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology RYT 0.40% 73 11/1/06
  Equally weights stocks in the information technology sector of the S&P 500® Index.
Invesco S&P SmallCap Information Technology PSCT 0.29% 77 4/7/10
  Tracks a market cap-weighted index of small cap U.S. technology companies. Its selection universe is limited to the S&P SmallCap 600.
iShares Evolved US Technology IETC 0.18% 229 3/21/18
  Employs data science techniques to identify companies with exposure to the technology sector.
iShares Expanded Technology Sector IGM 0.46% 302 3/13/01
  Broad exposure to the technology sector, and technology-related companies in the communication services and consumer discretionary sectors.
iShares Global Technology IXN 0.46% 134 11/12/01
  Exposure to global electronics, computer software and hardware, and informational technology companies.
iShares US Technology IYW 0.43% 166 5/15/00
  Exposure to U.S. electronics, computer software and hardware, and informational technology companies.
ProShares S&P Technology Dividend Aristocrats TDV 0.46% 38 11/5/19
  Tracks an equal-weighted index of U.S. technology companies that have dividend growth of at least 7 years.
SPDR NYSE Technology XNTK 0.35% 36 9/25/00
  Tracks an equal-weighted index of US-listed, large-cap electronics-based technology companies.
Technology Select Sector SPDR XLK 0.13% 72 12/16/98
  Seeks to provide an effective representation of the technology and telecom sector of the S&P 500 Index.
Vanguard Information Technology VGT 0.10% 335 1/26/04
  Includes stocks of companies that serve the electronics and computer industries or that manufacture products based on the latest applied science.
VictoryShares Nasdaq Next 50 QQQN 0.18% 49 9/9/20
  Tracks an index of 50 non-financial stocks that are next-eligible for inclusion in NASDAQ-100 Index with an emphasis on innovation and growth.