Two ETFs for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

The best way for investors to get exposure to any given investment theme is by finding an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that tracks said theme. The problem with many of these ETFs is that they aren’t exactly focused on pure plays. The creators of the ETF want a broad enough selection of stocks within the […]

Investing in Industrial Robots for Retail Investors

The emergence of artificial intelligence, improved battery technology, and better materials mean that now robots are being put to use in everything from fast food service to teaching yoga. While all that makes for some tantalizing nightly news spots, investors are starting to think about how lucrative this space might be. Areas like robotic surgery have shown […]

Robotic Vacuums Sweep iRobot Shares Higher

It’s been a little over a year since we first wrote about iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) a consumer robotics company that largely sells robotic vacuums. Since that article, shares of IRBT have risen +81% compared to just a +10% return for the NASDAQ index as a whole. In the last 3 months alone, IRBT stock has jumped +37% […]

A List of 20 Publicly Traded Robotics Companies

Investing in themes like robotics, 3D printing, synthetic biology, or nanotechnology isn’t easy to do sometimes given that most truly disruptive technologies are in early stages and not so many investing opportunities exist for retail investors. There are any number of exciting startups to invest in but most are off access to retail investors unless they […]