A Technique for Profiting From the Future
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A recent article in Wired talked about a fascinating strategy for benefiting from future trends. It's called "surfing the exponential" and it's really a pretty simple technique. Essentially, investors should aim to "catch the wave of smaller, cheaper, and faster and to channel that steady improvement." David provides several examples of companies that have benefited from enormous trends. Infinera is one company in particular that can ride an exponential wave in its industry to solid returns.
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