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Short Interest Rises in Major Semiconductors in May

The short interest data have come out for the May 13 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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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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Applied Materials Beats Estimates and Guidance in Stride

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company had $0.34 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.45 billion in revenue ...
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What to Look for in Applied Materials Earnings

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates call for $0.32 in earnings per share ...
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Merrill Lynch Out With 3 Chip Stocks to Buy as Cloud Consolidates

Unless you have been on another planet, you know that the huge growth of the cloud and cloud computing has put a new charge under the semiconductor sector. And it ...
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CLSA Takes Very Mixed View on Top Chip Stocks: Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom, NXP, TI and More

Semiconductor stocks have had a wild ride in 2016. While the group is down only marginally so far in 2016, this group has risen by more than 15% from the ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is Changing Its Tune on Western Digital

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) hit a new 52-week low in Friday’s trading session following a downgrade from a key analyst. Merrill Lynch’s Wamsi Mohan downgraded the stock to an Underperform ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Major Semiconductors

The short interest data have come out for the April 29 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Top Chip Picks Poised for the Tech World of Tomorrow

Think about anybody you know that has purchased a new car recently and how vastly different those cars are from even a short 10 years ago. Cars and trucks now have extensive ...
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Western Digital’s Negatives Keep Growing

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The results were underwhelming to say the least, and investors were exiting the ...
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Intel Is Worst Performing Dow Stock of 2016, Down 12%

Year to date, the worst performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), down 12.1%. Apparently laying off thousands of employees, which usually makes investors ...
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These 3 Chip Companies Do a Ton of Apple Business: Are They in Trouble?

Even the best runs in the stock market must come to an end, or at least slow way down. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported very disappointing results this week, and for ...
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What to Look for in SanDisk Earnings

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) is set to report its first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.55 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Short Interest on Major Semiconductors Remains Mixed

The short interest data have come out for the April 15 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Don’t Chase AMD: 2 Top Chip Stocks to Buy Instead

Long-suffering Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) got a dose of good news last week, and the stock jumped over 50%. While the new China licensing deal that prompted the ...
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