A Look at the 'Original Internet Stocks'

Will we look back and wonder what we were thinking? Time will tell. As for now, Gary will tell.
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Ah, the "Original Internet Stocks." Will we all look back one day, and say, "These stocks were the founding fathers of a new revolution?" Or will we say, "

What were we thinking of


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Well, it's always a little bit of both, isn't it? I will tell you this, though: Whenever I write off one of these old-timers, it seems to come roaring back. On the other hand, at one time I owned


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Gary B. Smith is a freelance writer who trades for his own account from his Maryland home using technical analysis. At time of publication, he held no positions in any securities mentioned in this column, although holdings can change at any time. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks. Smith writes five technical analysis columns for TheStreet.com each week, including Technician's Take, Charted Territory and TSC Technical Forum. While he cannot provide investment advice or recommendations, he welcomes your feedback at