5 Chip Stocks Could Benefit From Sector Mergers and Acquisition Activity

While the news started to drift out Friday, it was confirmed this week that chip giant Intel Inc. (NASDAQ: INTC) is in talks to buy Altera Corp. (NASDAQ: ALTR). With ...
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Two Very Different Analyst Views Ahead of Micron Earnings

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) may have been an incredible growth stock in 2013 and 2014, but the chipmaker is now among the worst performing S&P 500 stocks so far ...
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Despite Huge Chip Plunge, Deutsche Bank Bullish on 4 Stocks

During the massive selling this week, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index, or the SOX as it is called, fell 4.6%, the largest one day drop since October 10 of last year. ...
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How Intel and Micron Want to Dominate NAND

New developments in flash memory may have colossal implications within the semiconductor industry as a whole, especially because it is a collaboration between two giants in the industry. Micron Technology ...
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Short Sellers Look Selectively at Major Semiconductor Stocks

The short interest levels have been published for the March 13 settlement date. Recent short interest moves show that investors are continuing to have a mixed sentiment on the semiconductor industry, after ...
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The Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks List Now Topped by Intel

Intel rose to the top of the list of the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between the February 27 and March 13 settlement dates, displacing Sirius XM. ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Buy These 3 Top Radio Frequency Chip Stocks

While the slowdown in personal computer (PC) sales, both in the desktop and laptop variety, put a severe crimp in the earnings estimates for chip giant Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Friday

March 20, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday as the dollar sold off, crude oil prices rose, and investors couldn’t take on enough equity risk. Apple’s closed its first day ...
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Tag Heuer, Google and Intel to Challenge Apple Watch

Three companies against one. However, that one company is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer will release a watch powered by Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android system and ...
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UBS Has Just 5 Chip Stocks to Buy Now

The semiconductor sector has had a very nice run over the past couple of years. Increased demand from everything electronic, including smartphones, tablets and personal computers (PCs) and laptops, has ...
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6 Stocks Will See Massive Buying and Selling on S&P Quarterly Rebalance

All indexes rebalance on a quarterly basis, as price movement constantly upsets the actual percentage that is supposed to be allocated. With the S&P 500 being the most influential index ...
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Should Investors Buy These 4 ‘Bad News’ Stocks for Big Gains?

Often when a company presents bad news, it is for a real reason, and it may indeed be a harbinger of worse things to come. Sometimes, though, bad news is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cameron, Intel, Mobileye, Sanmina, Vitesse and More

Stocks were lower on Friday, another Friday the 13th. The trend that has held for more than two years now is that investors have bought stocks after every sell-off. 24/7 ...
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PC Sales to Drop, Rock Chip and Windows Sales

As investor anxiety about Intel Corp.'s (NASDAQ: INTC) revenue rises, new research claims that personal computer (PC) sales will falter this year. If the forecast is accurate, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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Why Intel Fallout Is Muted in Key PC and Semiconductor Giants

Is there good news or bad news in the semiconductor and PC cycle sectors? Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) disappointed the market after revising its outlook lower for the first quarter ...
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