2 Stocks to Watch in August

While hundreds of companies will report quarterly results in August, there are two that stand out. NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA), the leader in the graphics card market, will need to keep up its recent pace of growth in order to justify its increasingly lofty valuation. And brick-and-mortar retail giant Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), faced with a tectonic shift toward e-commerce, has its hands full returning to earnings growth while taking on the Amazon.com juggernaut. Here’s what investors need to know about these two companies. The graphics card king Image source: NVIDIA. NVIDIA has consolidated its lead in the discrete graphics card market over the past two years, claiming a nearly 80% unit market share during the first quarter and leaving Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) with the scraps. At the same time,…


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