Investors put more than $30 billion into the technology sector last year, accounting for more than 26.8 percent of all equity dollars, according to AMG Data Services of Arcata, Calif. It is little wonder since it s impossible to pick up a personal finance magazine without finding a headline announcing the astronomical returns of hot tech stocks.

Yearning for returns on the scale of technology stocks, investors are increasingly dissatisfied with the comparatively meager returns of their diversified portfolios, financial advisors say.

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