Many semiconductor stocks rallied this year amid optimism about a potential trade deal. Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) was one of those stocks, jumping 35% this year and outperforming the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index’s 31% gain. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), however, was left out in the cold, as its stock rose just 7%. NXP and Intel aren’t direct competitors. NXP is the world’s […]Continue Reading ...
It’s been a year of ups and downs across the industry, and these three biotech stocks could be in the early stages of a much longer climb. Despite eye-popping returns, all three are developing new drugs with blockbuster sales potential that their stock prices haven’t yet caught up with. Chasing stocks on the rise usually […]Continue Reading ...
There’s only one stateside exchange-listed megacap — a stock commanding a market cap north of $300 billion — that has risen by better than 50% this year. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has soared 53.5% so far in 2019. To be fair, there are just 14 stocks including Facebook that are currently at megacap status. It’s a thin pool. However, Facebook […]Continue Reading ...
In the age of low interest rates and technological change, disruptive growth stocks have reigned supreme. Two of the best-performing tech market leaders in the past few years have been Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX). As you can see, both stocks have absolutely trounced the broader market, nearly quadrupling over the past five years, versus just a 66% gain for […]Continue Reading ...
Speculators love toiling away in low-priced stocks, but there is an opportunity for more dedicated investors to cash in if they’re willing to do the research. Most stocks trading below $5 are there for a reason, and they’ll probably stay that way. However, sometimes a stock breaks out of Mr. Market’s doghouse. Qutoutiao (NASDAQ:QTT), Trivago (NASDAQ:TRVG), and Fitbit (NYSE:FIT)are some […]Continue Reading ...
Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) second-quarter vehicle production and delivery update is out — and investors are impressed based on the stock’s sharp 7% jump in after-hours trading as of 6:40 p.m. EDT Tuesday. Deliveries during the quarter surged to a record high, driven primarily by a huge increase in Model 3 deliveries. The upbeat update on Tesla’s […]Continue Reading ...
Back in 2016, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch released a report that examined the performance of value stocks and growth stocks over a 90-year period between 1926 and 2016. Interestingly, value stocks have outperformed over the long run, with an average annual return of 17%, compared to 12.6% for growth stocks. But what really stood out from the B […]Continue Reading ...
Alphabet‘s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google gets lots of attention for its artificial intelligence (AI) pursuits, mainly because the company is so good at applying AI to a variety of businesses. Consider that Google’s core advertising business uses AI to determine which ads to serve online users, and the company’s AI assistant, Google Assistant, is one of the best voice-search […]Continue Reading ...
The biotechnology sector has been red-hot over the long term but out of favor with Wall Street over the past year. That mismatch is presenting investors a great opportunity to get in. So which stocks should investors buy today? We asked a team of Motley Fool contributors to weigh in and they picked Cambrex (NYSE:CBM), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BMRN), and […]Continue Reading ...
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) have defined the social media sector since its early days. The two companies together pioneered many of the social media concepts that have become part of the mainstream lexicon, including trending topics, the news feed, and even “liking” something. Both companies are also among the biggest and most important intermediaries […]Continue Reading ...
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