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Probably a dumb question, but with tech, how did we come up with FAANG? What separates them from companies such as Airbnb, Snapchat, Microsoft, etc.? Some make sense, but the Netflix one is what is holding me up....

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This question is asked on a weekly basis on this app...

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You are right.. it is a dumb question

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1) it’s catchy
2) they are 5 companies that in 2010-2015 were responsible for most of the S&P 500s gains. Can’t say the same for Airbnb, Snapchat or Microsoft

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