Top 25 Tech Stocks: Apple, and Why You Should Buy GE


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and technology editor/analyst Brenton Flynn discuss topics around the investing world.

Technology and innovation remain key drivers of the American economy and are always keen areas of interest for investors. In that vein, our media and technology editor took time now, that it's midyear, to examine what he thinks are the 25 most promising stocks in the technology space, and today he turns his attention to Apple.

Everyone knows of Apple's success over the past several years, but increasingly, investors have called its future prospects into question. And although Apple might not produce the same kind of returns it did when it traded under $100, Andrew still likes Apple today. Watch the video to hear exactly why Apple still deserves its spot as a top tech name today.

As for General Electric, the recent financial crisis struck a blow, but management was able to execute savvy acquisitions during the market's dip. The company made big bets in energy, but it also took steps to strengthen its balance sheet. If you're a GE investor, you need to understand how these bets could drive this company to become the world's "infrastructure leader." At the same time, you need to be aware of the threats to GE's portfolio. To help, we're offering comprehensive coverage for investors: a premium report on General Electric. Our industrials analyst breaks down GE's product portfolio. You'll find reasons to buy or sell GE, and you'll receive continuing updates as major events strike during the year. To get started, click here now.

At the time thisarticle was published Andrew TonnerandBrenton Flynnhave no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Google, and Microsoft.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple, Google, Microsoft, and Nokia. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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