Chip stocks range from giants like Intel (INTC), Qualcomm (QCOM) and Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM) down to lesser-known names like Qorvo (QRVO) and Microchip Technology (MCHP), providing the underpinnings for all types of devices, from giant servers down to smartphones.

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The chipmakers power much of the world’s technology, making it possible for loved ones to talk face-to-face from across an ocean or for Wall Street to move billions of dollars in the blink of an eye.

Never has the sector been more competitive, with more than 750 companies vying globally to build the insides of the next hot device or power future megacomputers. Investors will find it tricky to navigate the sector.

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2 Israel Tech Stocks That Could Benefit From U.S.-China Trade WarTwo Israeli tech stocks, Mellanox Technologies and SolarEdge, have the strongest June quarter consensus EPS estimates among the 10 stocks on IBD’s Global Leaders list. Both are tech stocks, but with very… Read More
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Nasdaq Hits High As Stocks Ignore Trump Trade War, Oil, Airlines: Weekly ReviewThe Nasdaq composite rose to a record high, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 also solidly higher. Investors quickly moved past new China trade war threats from President Donald Trump. JPMorgan Chase… Read More
Electro Scientific Industries Reaches 80-Plus Relative Strength Rating BenchmarkWhen looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, focus on those with rising relative price strength. One stock that fits that bill is Electro Scientific Industries, which had its Relative… Read More
Kulicke & Soffa Industries Clears Technical Benchmark, Hitting 80-Plus RS RatingKulicke & Soffa Industries had its Relative Strength (RS) Rating upgraded from 73 to 81 Friday. When looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, one factor to watch closely is… Read More
Marvell Technology Sees IBD RS Rating Climb To 73On Friday, Marvell Technology got a positive adjustment to its Relative Strength (RS) Rating, from 69 to 73. When looking for the best stocks to buy and watch, one factor to watch… Read More
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Techs, FAANG Stocks Surge; This Top Growth Stock Flashes Bullish Early BreakoutWall Street showed continued confidence in the economy on Thursday as FAANG companies and other market leaders flexed strength in stocks today. The buying surge offset weak moves by some names in… Read More
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Analysts Criticize Broadcom Acquisition Of CA TechnologiesWall Street analysts are giving thumbs down to Broadcom’s planned acquisition of CA Technologies, saying the deal will muddle the chipmaker’s strategic focus. Broadcom stock received several downgrades and price-target cuts on… Read More
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