There are several sectors that are seeing a notable surge in investor interest. Electric cars and materials related to EV batteries are both hot. Companies that are set to benefit from the coming government spending on infrastructure are popular. However, one of the most compelling sectors continues to be semiconductors. With a seemingly endless global…

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have recently seen tremendous growth as an asset class. The first U.S. ETF, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY), was launched in 1993. The fund tracks the returns of the S&P 500 index, and assets under management total nearly $396 billion. According to the NYSE’s second-quarter report, metrics suggest that as…

After a terrific rally over the past 18 months, equities have been volatile in the past several weeks. For instance, September was the S&P 500’s worst performance since March 2020 and the beginning of the pandemic. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq 100 Index fell off its summer highs during the month. Many tech stocks saw even steeper…

Quantum computing stocks are gaining traction as this once-nascent industry is fast evolving. Wall Street is paying increased attention to the segment as companies move from the experimental research phase to developing commercially feasible computers that can solve the world’s most complex problems and revolutionize businesses in many industries. Thus, quantum computing stocks have become…

Today, AI-focused chipmaker Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA) is in the cross-hairs of growth investors. This emerging player in the semiconductor space has generated a ton of attention of late. On Wednesday, shares of AMBA stock have rocketed more than 25% higher to close the day. Source: Shutterstock Ambarella’s focus as an AI and HD-focused chip maker has become popular.…

In recent months, we’ve seen major consumer tech firms announce that they were planning on using homemade chips rather than outsource their chip development. In a world of growing specialization when even big companies stick to their knitting within their strategic sectors, this seems to cut across the grain. With all the great chipmakers out…