NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- When they want exposure to technology, many investors turn to Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK), which tracks the technology stocks of the S&P 500. But some less-well-known choices have outperformed the SPDR fund lately.While Technology Select Sector returned 9.8% this year, Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology (RYT) gained 20.1%, according to Morningstar. Other exchange-traded funds that outperformed by a wide margin include PowerShares S&P Smallcap Information Technology (PSCT) and First Trust Nasdaq Technology Dividend (TDIV). The winners have excelled because they give little or no weight to some of the biggest mega-cap stocks, which have been laggards.
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