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Semiconductors Hit Record Highs As Industry Reaches $6.3 Trillion: 5 Chip Stocks That Outpaced Nvidia This Week

The semiconductor rally continues its unstoppable advance, fueled by the propulsion of artificial intelligence, with the U.S. chipmaking industry now soaring to a combined valuation of $6.3 trillion. The PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index, mirrored by the Invesco PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NYSE:SOXQ), is poised for a 6% gain this week, marking its strongest performance in two months and achieving record high levels. Since late October 2023, the index has surged by 78%, while the broader chip industry has seen an astonishing 169% increase from its October 2022 low. In stark contrast, the broader tech sector, as tracked by the Invesco QQQ Trust (NASDAQ:QQQ), has risen by 39% from its October 2023 low and by 88% since October 2022. Nvidia’s Dominance ...