Yahoo Finance Live's Jared Blikre breaks down midday trading in the stock market.
Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) might not seem comparable tech stocks (or in the real estate investment trust's case, a tech stock at all), but both are poised to take advantage of massive trends in the industry that are right in their wheelhouse. Although the lockdown portion of the pandemic recharged Nvidia's business as gamers poured back into the market -- and millions more joined them because of all the time on their hands and having nothing to do -- Nvidia was already a phenomenally successful company, generating tens of thousands of percent returns for longer-term investors. The cryptocurrency market collapse in 2018 caused Nvidia's stock to lose half its value as pundits worried whether the semiconductor stock could return to form, which it did in fine fashion.
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