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Short Sellers Increasing Bets in Semiconductors

The short interest data have come out for the July 15 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Why Maxim Is Doing Better Than Linear

Earnings have come and gone, and Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LLTC) lags behind Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). The problem was not necessarily earnings, but really more on the ...
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How SanDisk Blew Out Estimates on 2Q Earnings

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) reported its second quarter financial results after the markets closed Wednesday. The company had $0.66 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.24 billion in revenue compared ...
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TI Delivers on Earnings

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) was among the major semiconductor players reporting earnings this week, and on Wednesday in particular. The semiconductor giant reported second quarter revenue down 2% to ...
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Qualcomm to Fire 15% of Staff After Cutting Outlook, Will Deal with Activists

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reported third fiscal quarter 2015 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The chipmaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.99 and revenues of $5.8 ...
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What to Expect From SanDisk Earnings

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) will be among the chip giants to report its second-quarter earnings results on Wednesday after the closing bell. Its stock has been struggling, down almost half ...
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What to Expect From Qualcomm Earnings

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) will be reporting its fiscal third-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the close. With shares having been weak, and with weakness persisting in the chip sector, investors ...
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4 Top Integrated Device Chip Makers to Buy Now

For years the fabless chip makers seemed to have the upper hand as they designed their own semiconductors, but outsourced the actual manufacturing to others. In a new report, Jefferies ...
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Top Tech Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

We have entered into the part of earnings season in which most major companies will report and set a direction for the market. 24/7 Wall St. has put together a ...
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Why Intel Should Make a Challenging and Daring Bid for Micron

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has had a solid week, with its shares bouncing handily on the heels of a reported $23 billion buyout offer from China's Tsinghua Unigroup. There is ...
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AMD and Intel: 2 Different Companies

Nearly six years ago, Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) paid rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) a $1.25 billion settlement for alleged anti-competitive practices, such as threatening personal computer (PC) ...
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Quantum Tumbles on Preliminary Results

Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) announced preliminary results for its fiscal first quarter and investors were not pleased. Ultimately, the company views this disappointment to weakness in the storage market. Total revenue ...
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Intel Outlook Saves the Day

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) reported second-quarter 2015 results after markets closed Wednesday. The semiconductor maker reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.55 on revenue of $13.2 billion. In the ...
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UTAC Files for IPO

UTAC Holdings Ltd. has filed an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Can Intel Turn Itself Back Around With Earnings?

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is set to release its second-quarter earnings report Wednesday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.50 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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