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Why Chip Equipment Stocks Could Surge for the Rest of 2016, and 4 to Buy Now

As the market finally gets over the fact that personal computer (PC) growth has slowed and they begin to factor in the long-term ramifications, there is also a very bright ...
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As Momentum Builds for Chip Equipment Makers, 3 Top Stocks to Buy Now

The semiconductor industry has had a rough ride over the past year, and some of the companies more leveraged to personal computer sales suffered the most, while the radio frequency ...
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5 Top Stocks and 6 Sectors to Own If Inflation Makes a Comeback

Inflation is a word that hasn’t been uttered that much for the past few years, and with good reason. With the exception of the run of oil to more than $100 a ...
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4 Chip Equipment Companies That Could Benefit From Big 2016 Spending

As the year winds down, technology investors are casting an eye toward 2016, and what hopefully will be a busy year for the top semiconductor capital equipment companies. With the ...
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What to Make of Combined KLA-Tencor and Lam Research

The wave of semiconductor mergers continues. This time it is on the capital equipment side of the semiconductor industry. Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX) has reached an agreement whereby it ...
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Deutsche Bank Slashes Price Targets on Chip Equipment Leaders

The semiconductor capital equipment segment had a rough go of it in the third quarter, and the rest of the year isn't shaping up all that well either. While it ...
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UBS Makes Big Biotech and Pharmaceutical Additions to Equity Focus List

If there was ever a time when investors are thrilled to see the calendar change it could be now. With the fourth quarter just starting, many are more than relieved ...
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5 Top Tech Companies That Will Benefit From Huge Chip Breakthrough

One thing that never changes in the dynamic world of technology, and especially in semiconductors, is the ability for change and new product innovation. Since the beginning, chip technology has ...
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3 Chip Capital Equipment Stocks to Buy Before SEMICON West

Next week in San Francisco is the largest semiconductor capital equipment trade show, called SEMICON West. All the players are there, and positive announcements can have a huge impact on ...
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New Chip Design Could Be Huge for Top Capital Equipment Stocks

Semiconductors have been through a long evolution process that will only continue into the future. Moore’s Law was an observation made by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in 1965. He noticed ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Amazon, Chipotle, Halliburton, MGIC, Nokia, SAP, Teva and More

Stocks were down slightly on Wednesday, after two days of being indicated higher. The trend that has remained in place for almost four years now is that investors keep buying ...
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Lam Research Poised for Much More Growth, Even After Earnings Pop

Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX) has already risen handily after earnings. Now the semiconductor capital equipment player may still be poised for much higher gains in 2015 and into 2016. ...
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Should Investors Really Worry About Taiwan Semi Capex Cuts?

For industry leaders, cutting capital expenditures (capex) has the potential to affect other companies upstream. Many question how the semiconductor industry will react to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE: ...
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Goldman Sachs Cheapest Stocks, 6 Best Sector By Sector

If there is one firm on Wall Street that investors have been told that they want to pay attention to during analyst upgrades and downgrades, it is Goldman Sachs. The firm ...
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6 Credit Suisse Top Pick Technology Stocks to Buy Now

One thing that seems to be in consensus at the Wall Street firms we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. is that technology is a sector that should be a ...
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