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C3.ai shares were punished by investors on Thursday after the company failed to deliver the kind of blowout numbers recently reported by some peers in the AI race.
Nvidia is the go-to name for AI chips, and powering Wall Street's hype train.
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Thanks to companies like OpenAI and its ChatGPT platform, natural language generative AI has matured to the point that businesses are able to successfully deploy it in their day-to-day operations. ChatGPT could eventually have a profound impact on many industries, but it's targeting internet search engines at the moment. Alphabet's (NASDAQ: GOOGL)(NASDAQ: GOOG) Google Search is one such platform caught in the crosshairs.
Revenue for the video games market is projected to hit $385 billion this year and continue expanding at a compound annual rate of 8% through 2027, according to the forecasters at Statista. While its growth may not be as significant as other tech markets like artificial intelligence (AI) or cloud computing, there's a never-ending supply of new video games, and the market for them has grown consistently over the long term. Adding a video gaming stock to your holdings can be an excellent way to instill stability in your portfolio, and there's no better time than the present to do so.
These companies have exciting developments on the way, with promising outlooks in AI and virtual/augmented reality.
NVIDIA, Marvell, Microsoft, Arista and Palantir have been highlighted in this Market Edge article.
In the latest trading session, Microsoft (MSFT) closed at $328.74, marking a -0.75% move from the previous day.
The tech giant is riding several secular tailwinds in areas such as gaming, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
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After yet another exceptional financial update, shares of Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ: PANW) are up a whopping 50% so far in 2023. The cybersecurity pure-play leader has some lofty goals and keeps meeting and exceeding them, as industries of all kinds are in need of PANW's software. Is it too late to buy Palo Alto Networks stock now?
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After brutal trading last year, both stocks are rallying. But which leading chip company is the better investment?
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A company displaying free cash flow strength has freedom for growth opportunities, can consistently shell out dividends, and wipe out debt easily.
Nvidia shares have skyrocketed this year, up more than 175% since the start of 2023. It's all thanks to the rise of generative AI. Really powerful chips called graphics processing units (GPUs) are needed to power these new AI systems. These are the kinds of GPUs Nvidia makes. Despite it's rise, Nvidia does have its detractors. ARK Invest's (ARKK) Cathie Wood explained why her firm sold their Nvidia shares back in January, saying the stock was overpriced. Nvidia's strong performance has sent the its stock not just to new highs, but granted it entry to an exclusive club: the stocks that have a market cap of $1 trillion plus. Nvidia (NVDA) joins such tech giants as Apple (AAPL), Alphabet (GOOGL), Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN) in the club. Apple was the first member, surpassing the $1 trillion mark in August 2018. Former members of the club include Meta (META) and Tesla (TSLA), which now have market caps of $600 billion+. Yahoo Finance's Brad Smith tells Seana Smith and Akiko Fujita how it took Nvidia about 24 years to become a $1 trillion company and how that compares to other members' rise. Key video moments: 00:00:20 $1 Trillion club members 00:00:44 How Nvidia compares to other $1T members 00:01:35 How AI boosted Nvidia shares
BHP Group's (BHP) collaboration with Microsoft will help improve copper recovery at the Escondida mine with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
The company reshapes the way businesses use data and develop applications, and it's currently breaking new ground in the artificial intelligence (AI) arena. Snowflake stock went public in 2020 with an impressive list of investors, including Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate run by Warren Buffett. Investors seem to be concerned about slowing revenue growth, which could get worse given management just reduced its guidance for the full fiscal 2024 year (ending Jan. 31, 2024).
Microsoft on Tuesday accused Britain's anti-trust regulator of being a global "outlier" in blocking its $69 billion takeover of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) vetoed the deal in April, saying it could hurt competition in the nascent cloud gaming market, sparking a furious row. The company's appeal against the decision is likely to be heard in late July, a judge at the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) indicated on Tuesday.
AI hype is in full bloom in the US stock market. And the biggest names in the market are doing the heavy lifting pushing stocks higher.
Microsoft's (MSFT) $75 billion deal to acquire Activision Blizzard depends largely on the success and popularity of the Call of Duty franchise.
Remember when Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) was best known for selling books online? The company dominates the e-commerce sector. There is almost nothing you can't find available for purchase (with free shipping) on Amazon.
Disruptive companies often deliver the largest investment returns as they transform industries and grow into giants. Of course, for every Alphabet, Meta Platforms, and Amazon, there are hundreds of promising businesses that flame out. Investors with high risk tolerance need to consider market opportunity and competitive advantages when choosing where to put their money.