This Treacherous Tech Space

10 years ago, most people believed that the future of personal computers appeared bright. Owning shares of industry leaders Microsoft (MSFT), Intel (INTC) and Dell (DELL) looked like a no-brainer as a way to play the field's organic growth.

In one sense, that was a good idea. For these three names, the past decade saw earnings per share grew by 180%, 144% and 62.5%, respectively. Microsoft started paying an $0.08 annual dividend in 2003, and the payout is now at $0.92 rate. Intel's yield has risen 1,025% since 2002. Dell initiated cash payouts for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2012....307 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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