"Tech stocks" is a term that often makes us roll our eyes at Fool HQ, since it's rather meaningless. People often use the term to refer to computer-related companies and software companies. But, these days, it can be hard to think of companies that don't employ a fair amount of technology.
Think of pharmaceutical firms, such as Pfizer
Pretty much any airplane-related enterprise uses technology -- from building jets to booking flights. Likewise, FedEx
When we hear that "Tech stocks were up today," we have to wonder what exactly is being said. A good way to think about the term might be to use it for companies that draw most of their revenue from directly using or creating technology.
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