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_ Karsten Weide, analyst with technology research firm IDC, San Mateo, Calif.

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“The retail investor should be really skeptical of purchasing into the hype. Longer term, if investors are looking to hold it for many, many years, there’s a great opportunity. But in the short term, there’s a high level of risk that they could purchase on one of the spikes and get punished.”

_ Gareth Feighery, CEO of MarketTamer.com, a stock and options training website.