Entropic Chips on the Table

Readers of Real Money Pro recognize that I look for 'pain points' and the companies that provide solutions to them as a place to invest. I also tend to utilize the food chain to find companies that are poised to benefit from supply key players in the industry. In other words, companies like what Qualcomm (QCOM) is to mobile or International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) is to the consumer products, beverage and other industries.

On the heels of the annual Consumer Electronics Show and Mobile World Congress, one of the avenues that I am focusing on is the connected home. Putting that aspect of mobile, content, security and connectivity under the microscope I've uncovered Entropic (ENTR). Much like Qualcomm, Entropic is a semiconductor company whose semiconductors and software are housed inside devices we use every day....516 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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