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3 Tech Stocks That Soared This Week

By Anders Bylund - Sep 26, 2015 at 2:08PM

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Cirrus Logic, StraightPath, and Atmel ignored the broader market's travails this week, and reached for a great one instead.

The stock market just finished another choppy and largely negative trading week. The three most popular market indexes all dropped a couple of percent.

But some tech stocks paid no mind to the negative market winds, and delivered strong gains instead.

Microcontroller designer Atmel (NASDAQ: ATML) soared on an opportunistic buyout bid from Dialog Semiconductor ( DLGN.F ) and Apple ( AAPL -0.61% ) iPhone supplier Cirrus Logic ( CRUS -4.48% ) raced 14% higher on Friday alone, thanks to fresh iPhone insights. Meanwhile, radio spectrum wrangler StraightPath (NYSEMKT: STRP) jumped 20% higher just because that's what volatile micro-caps do sometimes. Reasons? We don't need no stinkin' reasons!

Want to dig deeper into these market-beating tech stocks? Start with the following slideshow.

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Stocks Mentioned

Apple Inc. Stock Quote
Apple Inc.
AAPL
$163.76 (-0.61%) $-1.01
Cirrus Logic, Inc. Stock Quote
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
CRUS
$77.21 (-4.48%) $-3.62
Dialog Semiconductor Stock Quote
Dialog Semiconductor
DLGN.F

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