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5 Top-Ranked Technology ETFs Worth a Bet Now

Wall Street is mostly seeing a rough stretch, marked by the sharp selloff in technology stocks beginning Sep 3. The market turbulence could have been a result of people rushing to book profits, probably due to worries over high valuations, uncertainty over another pandemic stimulus-relief package, budget negotiations and the approaching elections. Also, September is historically considered the worst month for the stock market. Per LPL Financial data published in a Yahoo Finance article, the S&P 500 has fallen about 1%, on average, in September since 1950.

However, we must not forget that the technology sector has remained relatively strong

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Contact tracing apps have been a bust. States bet college kids can change that.

Colleges across the country are testing contact-tracing apps, hoping that tech-savvy students already accustomed to sharing so much of their life online will embrace the digital tool as densely populated campuses try to reopen.

The tracing apps, announced with much fanfare early in the coronavirus pandemic, haven’t yet been in widespread use because of bureaucratic hurdles, early tech hiccups and public apprehension about privacy risks. But the contained environment of college campuses may be the ideal testing ground to boost lagging digital efforts to trace infections, say state officials and public health experts behind this push.

“It’s clear across the

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