Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Money has to go somewhere

Tech Stock Oasis: Can It Last?
There's good reason, however, why tech companies might perform well amid current conditions. Technology companies, which traditionally do not carry much debt, are looking like a safe alternative to the housing market and the heavily leveraged financial sector. "Money has got to go somewhere," says David Geltner, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Real Estate and a professor of real estate finance. "A lot of money left the tech sector in the early part of this decade and went to real estate, and now maybe some of that money will leave real estate and make its way back to tech." Geltner says the shift is already happening,