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Published: Aug 11, 2020 8 min read

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Companies like Facebook and Amazon may have dominated your screen time when stay-at-home orders were put in place. They’ve also dominated the market.

Stocks' recovery since their plummet this spring has been led by the FAANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet (Google’s parent company) — which, plus Microsoft, make up about 23.5% of the S&P 500 by market cap, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices. Most made headlines again in recent weeks for blowing past Wall Street’s earnings estimates.

With tech all the rage, you might be wondering: Is there still room for me to invest?

Experts say yes, as long as you consider your risk tolerance and are selective.

The giants