Stocks wired into the future of consumer tech

Microchips are at the heart of an array of cutting edge trends set to shape the landscape of consumer electronics - and these four companies were running the show at this year's CES trade show

Vikram Barhat 22 January, 2020 | 1:45AM

CES 5G presentation

Every year, CES 2020 touches many aspects of human existence while providing a window to the future of consumer technology. The recent annual fair hosted in Las Vegas didn’t disappoint those hoping to see some cutting-edge trends that spanned from wearable tech to digital heath and from mobility to artificial intelligence.

It’s hard to tell which of the futuristic products on display will change the course of human history or get canned as ideas whose time hasn’t come. However, they helped leading consumer tech players create some buzz around their latest tech innovations.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
Advanced Micro Devices Inc53.28 USD-6.97
Intel Corp64.34 USD-1.70
Qualcomm Inc87.03 USD-2.73
STMicroelectronics NV ADR30.50 USD-2.62

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Vikram Barhat

Vikram Barhat  Vikram Barhat is a Toronto-based financial writer specializing in investing, stock markets, personal finance and other areas of the financial services industry. He also writes for CNBC, BBC, The Globe and Mail, and Toronto Star.