Printing Out the Future

Do you remember Weird Science, the hit movie from the 1980s about two high-school nerds who create a computer model of a beautiful woman that somehow comes to life? In the real world, science is a long way from fulfilling such a fantasy -- but we may be getting closer.

The charts are trying to tell us something about an odd corner of the tech sector. There have been interesting moves in the stocks of companies that provide 3-D modeling software and hardware. This activity could be related to the Consumer Electronics Show going on in Las Vegas, where some of these modeling products are on display. Because of that, I'd approach these names with caution; I might even fade a move higher. (At events like CES, people have a tendency to get overexcited, and that can cause a stock to get ahead of itself.)...406 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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