INTC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Earnings Outlook is the Key Factor - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 15, 2014
    My sense is that it will be very hard for the stock market to get its mojo back unless the earnings outlook improves.
  2. The 5 Highest Yields In The Dow

    February 6, 2014
    This year is already a sharp contrast to 2013, when the overall stock market rose an impressive 32%. Following the recent ...
  3. This Simple System Could Lead To 41% Gains In Less Than 5 Months

    February 6, 2014
    The past few years have been a great time to be an investor.Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's zero interest rate ...
  4. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 31, 2014
    Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  5. Earnings Front & Center - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 21, 2014
    The overall tone of the reports this morning is positive, though some guidance is a bit on the soft side.
  6. Earnings in Focus This Week - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 20, 2014
    The focus this week will be on corporate earnings as the 2013 Q4 reporting cycle ramps up, with 69 S&P 500 members are ...
  7. Are Earnings Really Bad? - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 17, 2014
    Results aren't that different from what we have been seeing in recent quarters, but many expected something better given ...
  8. Uninspiring Start to Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    January 17, 2014
    Uninspiring Start to Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  9. Bull of the Day: Synaptics (SYNA) - Bull of the Day

    January 9, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Synaptics (SYNA) - Bull of the Day
  10. #PreMarket Primer for November 27: Some US Retailers Fight To ...

    November 27, 2013
    With several large retail chains planning to begin their Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving, some retailers are holding ...
  11. Barron's Recap: Underestimating Sirius XM

    November 23, 2013
    This weekend in Barron's online: a look at Sirius XM, the prospects for retailers this holiday shopping season, a small ...
  12. Record Earnings, But Outlook is Uncertain - Earnings Trends

    October 31, 2013
    Record Earnings, But Outlook is Uncertain - Earnings Trends
  13. Short Sellers Pile On Applied Materials and STMicroelectronics ...

    October 26, 2013
    Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: STM) saw the most significant rises in short interest ...
  14. DC Hijinx Cloud Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 16, 2013
    Oh yeah, almost forgot -- earnings season is hitting full throttle this week.
  15. DC Hijinx Cloud Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 16, 2013
    Oh yeah, almost forgot -- earnings season is hitting full throttle this week.
  16. Deal Hopes & Mixed Earnings - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 15, 2013
    Hopes of a deal out of the Senate and mixed earnings reports from Citigroup, JNJ, and Coke provide the backdrop for today's ...
  17. Deal Hopes & Mixed Earnings - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 15, 2013
    Hopes of a deal out of the Senate and mixed earnings reports from Citigroup, JNJ, and Coke provide the backdrop for today's ...
  18. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Sep/Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 26, 2013
    Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Sep/Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook
  19. Nvidia's Core May Be Strong, But Tegra Is Getting Expensive

    August 12, 2013
    Weak performance in Tegra makes it hard to like Nvidia's strategy
  20. Weak Earnings Growth Outside Finance - Earnings Trends

    July 25, 2013
    Weak Earnings Growth Outside Finance - Earnings Trends
  21. The AMD Story Sounds Very Familiar

    July 22, 2013
    AMD has the bulls excited again, but it's hard to see why this time is any different.
  22. Very Weak Q2 Earnings Outside Finance - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 19, 2013
    The Finance sector is helping hide a lot of weakness in the aggregate earnings picture.
  23. How Good is the Q2 Earnings Season? - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 18, 2013
    What we are seeing at this stage is that there is not much growth outside of Finance, with revenues and guidance on the weak ...
  24. Taking Pulse of the Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    July 18, 2013
    Taking Pulse of the Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  25. Bernanke's Goal: Do No Harm - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 17, 2013
    The Fed Chairman will most likely not stray far from his already stated position on the QE program.
  26. Intel Earnings Preview: Will it Beat? - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    We expect semiconductor company Intel Corp. to beat expectations when it reports second quarter 2013 results on Jul 17.
  27. Technology Stock Roundup: Facebook Shines, Apple's in a Mess ...

    July 15, 2013
    Last week saw technology stocks heading higher again, although some didn't quite keep up with the market.
  28. Earnings Expectations for the Week of July 15

    July 14, 2013
    The earnings season ramps up this week, providing plenty of perspective on how the financial and technology sectors fared ...
  29. Stocks Market News for July 12, 2013 - Market News

    July 12, 2013
    Benchmarks bolstered gains on the back of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s encouraging comments about the bond ...
  30. Q2 Earnings season get into high gear - Earnings Preview

    July 12, 2013
    Q2 Earnings season get into high gear - Earnings Preview
  31. Stocks Market News for July 9, 2013 - Market News

    July 9, 2013
    Monday’s trading session witnessed stocks chalking up gains on the back of robust employment reports released last ...
  32. Reports Of TSMC's Imminent Demise May Be Greatly Exaggerated

    July 8, 2013
    Intel will be a serious competitor in the fab space, but TSMC isn't exactly helpless
  33. Technology Stock Roundup: Apple Soars, Finally - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    Last week was a relatively uneventful one for big tech.
  34. Stocks Market News for July 5, 2013 - Market News

    July 5, 2013
    Benchmarks eked out gains during Wednesday’s trading session following mixed domestic economic reports
  35. Tech Roundup: Microsoft Soars, Google Disappoints - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Last week, Microsoft signed an important agreement with Oracle related to cloud computing technologies, Facebook announced ...
  36. Short Sellers Jump on ARM Holdings, Broadcom (AMAT, ARMH, BRCM)

    June 26, 2013
    Among the semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: BRCM) saw the most significant rise in short interest between ...
  37. Dow Yields: A Potential Problem for Dividend ETFs

    June 26, 2013
    Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasurys jumped to 2.59 percent on Tuesday. That means 165, or a third of the S&P 500 constituents ...
  38. Symantec Fixing What Was Never Too Badly Broken

    June 25, 2013
    Symantec's restructuring starts from a good place and should enhance shareholder value
  39. Western Digital Eyes Enterprise Storage - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Western Digital announced the acquisition of STEC Inc., renowned solid state drive manufacturer, for $340.0 million cash. ...
  40. Tech Roundup: Facebook Gains, Google Settles - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Last week, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg was busy in Asia, even as Google founders Page and Brin settled with dissenting shareholders ...
  41. Barron's Recap: China's Looming Credit Crisis

    June 23, 2013
    This weekend in Barron's online: the looming credit crisis in the People's Republic, a special report on retirement ...
  42. The Craziness Is Well Underway Again At Micron

    June 20, 2013
    Micron is enjoying the upswing in memory, but history says it won't last
  43. Red Hat Beats 1Q Earnings, Up Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    Red Hat Inc. reported first-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings per share (including share based compensation expense) of 24 cents, ...
  44. Micron's Earnings Beat, Swings to Profit - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    Micron Technology Inc. reported third quarter fiscal 2013 earnings per share of 4 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  45. Technology Stock Roundup: MSFT Advances, INTC Softens - Analyst ...

    June 10, 2013
    The last week was a big one for technology companies, with Computex in Taipei and Apple seeing a rare loss to Samsung.
  46. A Summer Window Of Opportunity For Altera

    May 28, 2013
    Altera has lagged and languished a bit, but that could be setting up an attractive long-term opportunity
  47. Broadcom, Nvidia See Upswings in Short Interest

    May 28, 2013
    The largest percentage upswings in short interest in semiconductor stocks between the April 30 and May 15 settlement dates ...
  48. Ultratech Knocked Back, Not Knocked Out

    May 23, 2013
    Expectations for market growth are aggressive, but Ultratech could be a major winner over the next three to five years.
  49. Strategically-Challenged Websense Gets A Fair Deal

    May 21, 2013
    Websense gets a fair deal, given its ongoing growth problems.
  50. Place Your Chips On The Chip Makers

    May 10, 2013
    By adding the semiconductor producers, investors have a chance to play the backbone of technology and right now they are ...
  51. Nvidia Still Too Cheap, And Still Very Controversial

    May 10, 2013
    Investors aren't sold on Nvidia's strategy, and that shows in the stock price.
  52. Broadcom Has To Play Offense And Defense

    May 7, 2013
    Broadcom has multiple appealing growth opportunities, but also competitive challenges to address.
  53. Are Market Factors Pushing Qualcomm Into The Penalty Box?

    April 25, 2013
    Qualcomm's stumble on lower ASPs could make for a rocky summer.
  54. Applied Preview: Will It Miss? - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Feb 13. Last quarter it posted a 100% positive ...
  55. Qualcomm Upgraded to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    On Feb 6, we upgraded our recommendation on Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to Outperform based on the company's fourth quarter of 2 ...
  56. ON Semi Beats EPS, Revs Down Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    ON Semiconductor (ONNN) reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings of 8 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. ...
  57. Liberty Global Eyes Virgin Media - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    A leading cable operator in Europe, Latin America and Australia, Liberty Global Inc. (LBTYA) plans to bid for UK's leading ...
  58. Ultimate Guide To TDIV

    January 28, 2013
    One of the common historical criticisms of tech stocks is that they by and large do not pay dividends. That has changed dramatically ...
  59. Improving Trends at KLA-Tencor - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    KLA-Tencor Corporation's (KLAC) second-quarter earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 7 cents helped by improving ...
  60. Is Research in Motion's Impressive Surge About to End Badly?

    January 25, 2013
    Since bottoming out at just $6.50 a share in September, Research in Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) has surged more than 150%. The ...
  61. Molex Guides Below Expectations - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Molex Inc's (MOLX) earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. Revenues ...
  62. Symantec Beats in 3Q, Plans Layoffs - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Symantec Corporation (SYMC) reported earnings per share (EPS) of 40 cents in the third quarter of 2013, comfortably beating ...
  63. Weak PC Market Hits AMD Again - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported a loss of 14 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2012, better than the Zacks ...
  64. TI's Guidance Misses Again - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Texas Instruments (TXN, or TI) reported fourth quarter earnings that were down both sequentially and year over year, but ...
  65. Facebook Searches, Intel Sinks And Your Weekly Tech Recap

    January 22, 2013
    Facebook unveils its new Graph Search and all the rest of this week's tech-related news.
  66. Good News in Q4 Continues - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    Perhaps we're still a bit early in announcing this -- then again, our senior staff's earlier prediction seems to be bearing ...
  67. Ahead of Wall Street - Jan 18, 2013 - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 18, 2013
    Friday, January 18, 2013 This is Mark Vickery, substituting for Sheraz Mian while he does an early interview this morning. ...
  68. Stock Market News for January 16, 2013 - Market News

    January 16, 2013
    The Dow Jones and S&P 500 finished in the green on Tuesday following better-than-expected retail sales numbers which negated ...
  69. AMD's GPU for Ultrathin Notebooks - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) launched its latest range of mobile and desktop graphics processing units (GPUs), AMD Radeon ...
  70. NVIDIA Ups Shareholder Value - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) has extended its 2004 share repurchase plan and initiated a quarterly cash dividend. The company ...
  71. Samsung to Sell Tizen-Based Phone - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    According to news agency Bloomberg, South Korean handset maker Samsung Electronics recently confirmed earlier rumors that ...
  72. TWC, Roku Inks Streaming Pact - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Time Warner Cable (TWC), the second largest cable multi-service operator ('MSO') in the U.S. has collaborated with Roku Inc. ...
  73. Qualcomm Boosts High-end Chipsets - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM), the leading chipset maker for mobile handsets in the world, recently unveiled two new Snapdragon chipsets: ...
  74. Stock Market News for January 7, 2013 - Market News

    January 7, 2013
    The U.S economy kept up hiring at a moderate pace in December, giving benchmarks a lift on Friday. The S&P 500 closed at ...
  75. TI to Partner SoftKinetic - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    Texas Instruments (TXN) or "TI" will collaborate with SoftKinetic to develop 3D sensor and gesture recognition solutions ...
  76. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 2, 2013
    The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry ...
  77. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 2, 2013
    The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry ...
  78. Patent Breach Costs Marvell $1.17B - Analyst Blog

    December 27, 2012
    Semiconductor chipmaker Marvell Technologies Group Ltd. (MRVL) has been hit hard by an untoward decision announced by a federal ...
  79. TI Lowers 4Q EPS Guidance - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    Recently, Texas Instruments (TXN) or "TI" narrowed its revenue and earnings expectations for the fourth quarter of 2012. ...
  80. Intel Among Semiconductors' Biggest Movers on December 6, 2012

    December 6, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading up 0.7%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow has climbed 0.3%. ...
  81. Stock Market News for December 6, 2012 - Market News

    December 6, 2012
    President Barack Obama's encouraging comments on the Fiscal Cliff issue and positive factory orders data guided Dow and S&P ...
  82. What Problems At Dell Or Intel Would A Sharp Investment Solve?

    November 30, 2012
    Sharp's rumored pursuit of Intel and Dell as investors doesn't seem to make a lot of sense.
  83. 4 Oversold S&P Stocks with Nice Yields

    November 29, 2012
    Using monthly charts, MoneyShow's Tom Aspray identifies four stocks whose technical strength could make them good turnaround ...
  84. AMD's HD GPU for Nintendo's Wii U - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) announced that it is supplying custom AMD Radeon HD GPUs to Nintendo's (NTDOY) newly-launched ...
  85. Semiconductors Stocks, Including Intel, Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 20, 2012
    This morning, the market has been relatively quiet. The Nasdaq has been relatively flat; the S&P 500 has remained steady; ...
  86. Applied Materials Beats But Stays Cautious - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    Applied Materials' (AMAT) fourth quarter pro forma earnings of 6 cents beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 3 cents. Revenues ...
  87. Weak PC Market Hurts Marvell's 3Q - Analyst Blog

    November 16, 2012
    Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) reported third quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 14 cents, marginally ...
  88. NVIDIA's 3Q EPS Beats - Analyst Blog

    November 9, 2012
    NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA) reported third quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings per share of 34 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus ...
  89. AMD Trims Austin Workforce - Analyst Blog

    November 8, 2012
    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) has eliminated approximately 400 jobs from its Austin workforce in order to reduce operational ...
  90. Earnings Preview: NVIDIA - Analyst Blog

    November 7, 2012
    NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) is scheduled to announce its second quarter 2013 results on August 9, 2012. In the run up to the ...
  91. Stock Market News for November 1, 2012 - Market News

    November 1, 2012
    It was business as usual for markets on Wednesday following two days of closure due to Hurricane Sandy and it ended almost ...
  92. Applied Micro Posts Narrower Loss - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) posted a net loss of $21.6 million or 33 cents per share in the second quarter ...
  93. Stock Market News for October 29, 2012 - Market News

    October 29, 2012
    Apple's dismal earnings juxtaposed against a marginally better-than-expected GDP rate left the benchmarks struggling for ...
  94. Does Maxim Offer Something For Everybody?

    October 26, 2012
    Maxim is gaining share in mobile, but the next few quarters could be tricky.
  95. Molex Reports In Line - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    Molex Inc's (MOLX) earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 40 cents. ...
  96. How Many Cuts Does It Take To Reach TI's Center?

    October 23, 2012
    There are still no real signs of recovery in TI's core markets. Find out why.
  97. TI's Guidance Falls Short - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    Texas Instruments (TXN, or TI) reported third quarter earnings that were up 27.2% sequentially and down 4.0% year over year. ...
  98. Stock Market News for October 22, 2012 - Market News

    October 22, 2012
    Benchmarks took a battering on Friday as three industry heavyweights, Microsoft, General Electric and McDonald's, came out ...
  99. Sprint Eyes Majority Stake in CLWR - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Third largest wireless carrier in the U.S. - Sprint-Nextel Corporation S) - has been striving to achieve majority control ...
  100. Microsoft's Q1 Soft, As Expected - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Microsoft Corporation's (MSFT) first quarter earnings of 53 cents missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents, as PC market ...
  101. 3Q Earnings Weaker, As Predicted - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    The revenue miss from General Electric (GE) this morning and Google (GOOG) yesterday spotlight a trend we have been seeing ...
  102. Ahead of Wall Street - Oct. 19, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 19, 2012
    Friday, October 19, 2012 The revenue miss from General Electric (GE) this morning and Google (GOOG) yesterday spotlight ...
  103. Stock Market News for October 19, 2012 - Market News

    October 19, 2012
    Disappointing quarterly results from Google combined with mixed economic reports dragged the benchmarks into negative territory. ...
  104. Earnings Preview: Texas Instruments - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) is scheduled to announce its second-quarter fiscal 2012 results on July 23, 2012, and we notice ...
  105. Ahead of Wall Street - October 18, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 18, 2012
    Thursday, October 18, 2012 There is a lot going on this big day for data, ranging from a flood of third quarter earnings ...
  106. Stock Market News for October 18, 2012 - Market News

    October 18, 2012
    Benchmarks closed in the green yesterday propelled by better-than-expected housing data. This was the third-consecutive trading ...
  107. Taking Stock of the Q3 Earnings season - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Less than impressive earnings results from Intel (INTC), IBM (IBM), and CSX Corp. (CSX) after the close cap a busy earnings ...
  108. Stock Market News for October 15, 2012 - Market News

    October 15, 2012
    Benchmarks lost their initial gains to end mostly flat as apprehensions about contracting profits of financial bellwethers ...
  109. Advanced Micro Trims 3Q Guidance - Analyst Blog

    October 12, 2012
    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) recently slashed its revenue and gross margin guidance for the third quarter of 2012. ...
  110. The Upcoming Technology Events You Should Know This Week

    October 12, 2012
    Earning's season is just getting started with some of tech's heavyweights beginning to report.
  111. Jobless Claims, Spain News Spur Market - Analyst Blog

    October 11, 2012
    A surprisingly strong Jobless Claims report and growing optimism about Spain will likely be the key drivers of today's market ...
  112. Ahead of Wall Street - October 11, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 11, 2012
    Thursday, October 11, 2012 A surprisingly strong Jobless Claims report and growing optimism about Spain will likely ...
  113. Stock Market News for October 10, 2012 - Market News

    October 10, 2012
    Markets suffered yet another fall yesterday, following the International Monetary Fund's downgrade of global growth estimates ...
  114. OnSemi Collaborates with Imec - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    On Semiconductor (ONNN) is collaborating with the leading nanoelectronics research center imec (Interuniversity Microelectronics ...
  115. 4 Dividend Stocks That Could Wreck Your Retirement

    October 5, 2012
    With interest rates at historic lows, retirees and other income investors are more likely than ever to fall into a dangerous ...
  116. Clearwire to Launch LTE Later - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    Clearwire Corporation (CLWR), which offers mobile and fixed wireless broadband communication, services to retail and wholesale ...
  117. Avoid These 2 High-Yield Tech Giants

    September 26, 2012
    Just because these companies' dividends appear healthy, it doesn't mean that the stocks are good buys, writes MoneyShow's ...
  118. Earnings Expectations: Too Low or Too High? - Earnings Trends

    September 26, 2012
    I would say a little bit of both - earnings will likely turn out on the lower side in the third quarter, but are most likely ...
  119. Market Having 2nd Thoughts About QE3? - Analyst Blog

    September 26, 2012
    Optimists likely call it a consolidation phase, but the reality is that the market appears to be having second thoughts about ...
  120. Tentative Market to Continue? - Analyst Blog

    September 25, 2012
    Today's market action will likely show continuation of the tentative mood of the last few trading sessions, though the release ...
  121. Texas Instruments Revises Guidance - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    Recently, Texas Instruments (TXN), or "TI," narrowed its revenue and earnings expectations for the third quarter of 2012. ...
  122. Stock Market News for September 11, 2012 - Market News

    September 11, 2012
    Weak domestic and Chinese economic readings dragged the benchmarks down yesterday. Moreover, heavyweights Apple and Intel ...
  123. The Major Trend Favors Tech, But...

    September 7, 2012
    A broad-based look at the technology sector indicates that the positive signals from 2009 are still intact, but MoneyShow’s ...
  124. Stock Market News for September 6, 2012 - Market News

    September 6, 2012
    Bellwether firm FedEx's profit warnings denied most of the benchmarks a finish in the green on Wednesday. While the profit ...
  125. OmniVision Looks Fueled Up For Another Run

    September 5, 2012
    While the volatility of this stock definitely makes this a risky play, I think aggressive investors ought to be considering ...
  126. Stock Market News for September 5, 2012 - Market News

    September 5, 2012
    A report suggesting contraction in US manufacturing activity took a toll on investor sentiment and benchmarks ended mostly ...
  127. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    September 4, 2012
    The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry ...
  128. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 4, 2012
    The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry ...
  129. Stock Market News for August 28, 2012 - Market News

    August 28, 2012
    Markets struggled to find a definite course in the absence of news yesterday and investors struggled to decide on their course ...
  130. Upcoming Technology Events You Should Know This Week

    August 21, 2012
    A few technology giants will weigh in with their most recent quarterly results this week. Find out what to expect.
  131. Macro Backdrop Hurts Marvell???s 2Q - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) reported second quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 19 cents, missing ...
  132. Applied's Outlook Disappoints - Analyst Blog

    August 17, 2012
    Applied Materials' (AMAT) third quarter pro forma earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents or 9.0%. Revenues ...
  133. Cisco Orders Driving Shares - Analyst Blog

    August 16, 2012
    Cisco Systems' (CSCO) fourth quarter 2012 earnings (excluding one-time items and including stock based compensation) beat ...
  134. Nvidia Appears To Have A Lot To Prove

    August 13, 2012
    Nvidia seems undervalued on its growth prospects. If the company can grow 5 to 6% over the next decade, these shares ought ...
  135. ASML Gets TSMC To Sign On The Dotted Line

    August 9, 2012
    As expected, Taiwan Semiconductor takes a stake in ASML.
  136. Top Sectors for the Rest of 2012

    August 7, 2012
    Identifying the best-performing sectors can often give you an edge in selecting the stocks that are most likely to outperform ...
  137. Earnings Scorecard: Texas Instruments - Analyst Blog

    July 30, 2012
    Following the second quarter 2012 earnings announcement on July 23, more than half of the analysts covering Texas Instruments ...
  138. Portfolio Pruning 101

    July 27, 2012
    MoneyShow's Tom Aspray takes an in-depth look at his successful Charts in Play Portfolio, as he looks to take profits on ...
  139. KLA Casualty of Weak Mobile Demand - Analyst Blog

    July 27, 2012
    KLA-Tencor Corporation's (KLAC) fourth quarter earnings exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 18 cents, but investors ...
  140. Applied Micro's 1Q Disappoints - Analyst Blog

    July 27, 2012
    Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) posted a non-GAAP net loss of $11.4 million in its first quarter of fiscal 2013 ...
  141. Corning Reports In-Line - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Corning's (GLW) second quarter 2012 earnings were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. This was better than the Zacks ...
  142. The Comprehensive Guide to Semiconductor ETFs - ETF News And ...

    July 25, 2012
    Worldwide, the semiconductor industry serves as the backbone for technological advancement. The industry has also experienced ...
  143. Guidance Pulls Down TI Shares - Analyst Blog

    July 24, 2012
    Texas Instruments (TXN or TI), reported second quarter earnings that were up 35.3% sequentially but down 19.6% year over ...
  144. Check Point Is In Its Competitors' Crosshairs, But May Be Too ...

    July 23, 2012
    Check Point has ample competition and a philosophy that seems more oriented towards maintaining profits than growing them.
  145. ETFs For The Touchscreen Revolution

    July 23, 2012
    With clouds of uncertainty looming over much of the global economy, investors are searching far and wide for lucrative growth ...
  146. A Squeeze in the Semiconductor Stocks?

    July 21, 2012
    Short interest surged last month in one popular semiconductor ETF, and several of the leading chip stocks surprised the ...
  147. Not Good But Good Enough? - Real Time Insight

    July 20, 2012
    I think you'll all agree that the earnings season thus far has been less than stellar.  In fact, as Sheraz noted earlier ...
  148. Stock Market News for July 20, 2012 - Market News

    July 20, 2012
    Corporate earnings were once again the catalyst for renewed investor confidence and eventually led the benchmarks to their ...
  149. Mighty Mellanox Mashes Expectations

    July 20, 2012
    Mellanox blasts analysts' estimates for the next quarter.
  150. Jobless Claims Swing Back Higher - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    The weekly Jobless Claims data this morning completely erased the strong gains from last week and then some, which makes ...
  151. Ahead of Wall Street - July 19, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 19, 2012
    Thursday, July 21, 2012 The weekly Jobless Claims data this morning completely erased the strong gains from last week ...
  152. Stock Market News for July 19, 2012 - Market News

    July 19, 2012
    Strong quarterly results from tech-major Intel coupled with encouraging housing sector data drove the benchmarks into positive ...
  153. Earnings Preview: Advanced Micro - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is scheduled to announce its second-quarter results on July 19, 2012. We witness significant ...
  154. How to Hear What Bernanke Is Saying - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    The QE question will again be on many investors' minds today as Ben Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking committee. ...
  155. Ahead of Wall Street - July 17, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 17, 2012
    Tuesday, July 17, 2012 The QE question will again be on many investors' minds today as Ben Bernanke testifies before ...
  156. Tuesday's ETF Chart To Watch: Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond ...

    July 17, 2012
    Stock markets had a rather uneventful start to the week as more of the same eurozone threats and uncertainties surrounding ...
  157. PC Market Continues to Melt - Analyst Blog

    July 13, 2012
    U.S. technology research firm Gartner Inc. (IT) recently announced that worldwide PC unit shipments declined 0.1% year over ...
  158. A Very Weak Start to Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    July 13, 2012
    Summary We have results from only 32 S&P 500 companies at this stage, but what we have seen thus far -- in terms of ...
  159. Upcoming Technology Events You Should About Know This Week

    July 11, 2012
    The larger firms continue to be interested in boosting their growth prospects in an anemic economy and are choosing to increase ...
  160. ALPS Launches Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG) - ETF News And ...

    July 2, 2012
    ALPS, the small ETF issuer best known for its commodity products, appears to be continuing its expansion in the U.S. sector ...
  161. Be Socially Responsible And Be Wealthy

    June 29, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  162. 4 Socially Responsible Stocks To Watch

    June 26, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  163. Large-Cap Value Stocks Are Exactly That ... A Value

    June 22, 2012
    These monster blue chips offer advantages to portfolios in an uncertain economic environment and are currently trading for ...
  164. ISRO Selects NVIDIA Technology - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    With innovation comes a new opportunity and the same has been witnessed in the case of NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA). Recently, NVDIA ...
  165. Microsoft Enters Crowded Tablet Market - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has stepped into the intensely competitive tablet market with the launch of its Windows 8-based tablet ...
  166. Company News for June 19, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    June 19, 2012
    "    Shares of InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC) surged 27.1% after it accepted Intel Corporation's (NASDAQ:INTC) offer to ...
  167. TI Narrows 2Q Guidance Range - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Recently, Texas Instruments (TXN), or "TI," narrowed its revenue and earnings expectations for the second quarter of 2012. ...
  168. Juniper Offers Data Center Solutions - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Sensing the improvement in demand in the data center segment, networking company Juniper Networks (JNPR) has come up with ...
  169. Agilent Launches Bluetooth Test - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    Agilent Technologies Inc. A) announced the availability of its Bluetooth low-energy test solution on the N4010A wireless ...
  170. How Should You Play The Tech Sector? - Real Time Insight

    June 8, 2012
    So far in 2012, technology is the best performing market segment. In fact, the technology select sector SPDR, XLK, has managed ...
  171. Marvell Sees Growth Prospects - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Ace integrated silicon circuit maker Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) seems upbeat after delivering strong quarterly ...
  172. Be Socially Responsible And Be Wealthy

    May 30, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  173. Best Buy's Problems Can't Be Fixed With A Good Quarter

    May 24, 2012
    Investors should approach Best Buy's "outperformance" in Q1 with skepticism. Not only are the fundamentals pretty dodgy, ...
  174. Invest In These Four Socially Responsible Stocks

    May 23, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  175. The Applied Materials Rorschach Test

    May 22, 2012
    Applied Materials may be cheap, but nobody cares in the absense of believable growth.
  176. Not The Time For Chips

    May 16, 2012
    There's something to be said for trading based on seasonal trades, especially when a trader does the smart thing and that ...
  177. Stock Market News for May 9, 2012 - Market News

    May 9, 2012
    Political apprehensions and uncertainty in the European region ensured benchmarks were left languishing in the red yesterday. ...
  178. Stock Market News for May 3, 2012 - Market News

    May 3, 2012
    Stock Market News for May 3, 2012 - Market News
  179. ARM Holdings Looks Way Ahead Of Itself

    April 26, 2012
    While ARM is likely to continue to be quite successful as a company, the inroads made by Intel might come at the cost of ...
  180. Seagate - How Much, For How Long?

    April 20, 2012
    Seagate margins trounced expectations and fueled a much better per-share number, but the stock may not have legs as a long-term ...
  181. Earnings Are Better Than They Look

    April 19, 2012
    The numbers out of IBM and Intel looked just fine, but deserved to be upstaged by startlingly good results from an emerging ...
  182. 4 Tech Titans Set to Tackle Earnings

    April 18, 2012
    Earnings reports from these four prominent tech companies will send important signals about the broader tech sector, and ...
  183. 9 Stocks for a Sideways Market

    April 17, 2012
    Advisor John Benedict uses a proprietary index for identifying market trends and specific opportunities. He shares some ideas ...
  184. Is Google About To Offer A Big Dividend?

    April 16, 2012
    Eyes are now on Google for whether a shareholder payout is in its future.
  185. 2 Tip-Top Tech Stocks

    April 13, 2012
    Many investors look to commodities and industrials to gauge the health of the economy, and thus the markets, but perhaps ...
  186. 5 Ways to Spot Tech's Next Winner (or Loser)

    April 13, 2012
    The dynamics of technology investing change constantly, and no stock—even Apple—is immune to the Next Big Thing. ...
  187. Cymer Still A Leading Light

    March 30, 2012
    Normally large market share would sound like a golden ticket for shareholder returns. It's not so simple when it involves ...
  188. Micron Still Searching For The New Normal

    March 26, 2012
    Today's prices suggest that there are better bets than Micron in the chip space.
  189. Apple Not The Only Dividend Paying Tech Stock

    March 23, 2012
    After Apple announced a dividend payout, it brought to attention other high yielding technology companies.
  190. Big Value In Old Tech Titans

    March 22, 2012
    Mainline large-cap tech is as cheap as it can be. For investors, that could be a huge opportunity.
  191. Four Socially Responsible Stocks To Watch

    March 21, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  192. Investors Can Do Better Than Taiwan Semiconductor

    March 20, 2012
    Taiwan Semiconductor will likely track the chip sector for better or worse.
  193. NVEC Still Searching For Commercial Relevance

    March 16, 2012
    NVEC has exciting technology, but much less exciting revenue.
  194. Mellanox Hanging Out In The Right Places

    March 12, 2012
    Mellanox has substantial growth potential, but the stock is hardly undervalued given its high EV/revenue multiple.
  195. Websense Looking For A Better Model

    March 12, 2012
    Websense has seen its free cash flow conversion rate go in the wrong direction. Although the stock is inexpensive, the expectations ...
  196. Marvell Seems Cheap, But Long-Term Growth May Be A Concern

    February 28, 2012
    Marvell looks undervalued compared to many recovering chip stocks and the near-term outlook is good.
  197. Four Socially Responsible Stocks To Watch

    February 21, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  198. This Strategy Still Pays Big Dividends

    February 18, 2012
    Despite the risk-on switch in the market so far this year, yield plays still have a place in the bull and a fair bit of room ...
  199. Should Apple Become a Dividend Payer?

    February 16, 2012
    In part one of Moneyshow.com’s interview with fund manager and advisor Oliver Pursche, he discussed how his firm, Gary ...
  200. Cisco Tops Expecations

    February 14, 2012
    Cisco had encouraging results this quarter. This should bode very well for the tech industry.
  201. 3 Huge Themes for 2012 and Beyond

    February 6, 2012
    Investors who follow megatrends in technology, food, and financials are likely to see big gains in the next bull run and ...
  202. Apple Skeptics Left Behind

    February 2, 2012
    Apple’s earnings shocked Wall Street last week. MoneyShow’s Jim Jubak explains here why investors should not ...
  203. Top Dividends: The Best Dividend Stocks For 2012

    January 30, 2012
    2012 might see investors playing the same strategy so popular in 2011: Dividend stocks.
  204. What Google's Earnings Really Mean

    January 25, 2012
    Dividends are key to market-beating performance, especially during these times, says John Buckingham of The Prudent Speculator. ...
  205. Can A Better Mobile And Online Performance Push Microsoft To ...

    January 23, 2012
    Microsoft stock is not well-regarded, but low expectations could make for high value.
  206. Earnings To Watch For Next Week

    January 17, 2012
    Investors will want to listen closely next week when major companies report their earnings for the quarter.
  207. Cascade Microtech - An Obscure Chip Recovery Play

    January 13, 2012
    Cascade is an overlooked way to play a semi rebound.
  208. Will The Personal Computer Industry Ever Rebound? (DELL,HPQ,INTC)

    January 12, 2012
    Flooding in Thailand disrupted disk-drive factories which ultimately impacted PC production. The hiccup came at a fragile ...
  209. The Hot ETF for 2012

    January 11, 2012
    Here's a look at the method behind the picking my annual Hot Hand, so even if the pick misfires, at least you can buy into ...
  210. A Market That Even a Skeptic Can Like

    January 6, 2012
    Vito Maida, one of Canada's most picky money managers, has been on a buying spree in the US market, writes Rob Carrick, ...
  211. Oracle Just Went On Sale

    December 23, 2011
    Oracle remains impressively profitable and trades at an appealingly low valuation.
  212. Four Socially Responsible Stocks To Watch

    December 20, 2011
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  213. Lam Snaps Up Novellus

    December 16, 2011
    Lam makes a logical and attractive bid for Novellus.
  214. Respect These Dividends

    December 5, 2011
    The longer the holding period, the more likely that dividends produce returns that exceed inflation.
  215. Low Risk Stocks With Quality Upside

    November 29, 2011
    The degree of risk assumed in investing is determined by one's own decisions, not by the stock market.
  216. Buffett: Buying When Others Are Selling

    November 24, 2011
    Buffett invests for the long-term and expects significant upside over that period. Investors would do well to take notes ...
  217. Dell's Dull Quarter

    November 18, 2011
    While Dell's earnings number was solid, the revenue figures were not that inspiring.
  218. Why Buffett Finally Bought Into Tech

    November 17, 2011
    After decades of shunning the technology sector as too unpredictable, the Oracle of Omaha has had a change of heart. Learn ...
  219. Wall Street Isn't Buying Nvidia's Story

    November 16, 2011
    Nvidia is getting almost no credit for its diversification strategy.
  220. Qualcomm Still Adds Up

    November 8, 2011
    Qualcomm has growth, value and market leadership.
  221. The Smart Plays In Smart TV

    October 28, 2011
    Smart TV's web integration is helping televisions move beyond their old "idiot box" moniker. Learn how to play this growing ...
  222. 4 Dividend Darlings

    October 21, 2011
    Investors are fleeing stocks to hide in the comfort of cash, accepting a near zero rate of return, but they may not want ...
  223. Four Socially Responsible Stocks To Watch

    October 19, 2011
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  224. Banking On Dividends

    October 7, 2011
    Investors are fleeing stocks to hide in the comfort of cash, accepting a near zero rate of return, but they may not want ...
  225. Five Socially Responsible Stocks

    September 28, 2011
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  226. Is Microsofit A Cheap Business?

    September 23, 2011
    Given the pristine balance sheet and immense cash generation, Microsoft is a high-quality business in a low-quality global ...
  227. Time To Invest Big

    September 13, 2011
    Quality, industry dominating businesses are not only trading at good valuations, but are returning more and more cash to ...
  228. The Conservative Investor's Portfolio

    August 31, 2011
    A conservatively capitalized, high-quality business with a good dividend in today's low-interest rate environment will likely ...
  229. Waiting For Applied Materials To Wash Out

    August 26, 2011
    Applied Materials lowers order guidance again, but is the bottom yet in sight?
  230. Can Apple Be Apple Without Jobs?

    August 25, 2011
    The long-awaited transition is here at last for Apple.
  231. Apple's Secret Sauce Smothers Rivals

    August 23, 2011
    Apple owes its success to a different philosophy on product development.
  232. 6 Dividend Stocks Paying High Yields

    August 7, 2011
    John Buckingham of The Prudent Speculator likes undervalued large caps with dividend yields better than the ten-year Treasury. ...
  233. New Hope At Broadcom

    August 2, 2011
    Broadcom's prospects look better than the valuation suggests.
  234. 6 Big Dividends to Boost Your Portfolio

    July 24, 2011
    With the current high levels of market and economic uncertainty, Oliver Pursche believes it’s crucial to stabilize ...
  235. Four Tech Stocks To Watch This Week

    July 20, 2011
    As the week winds down, the technology sector will have some of its brightest stars on display.
  236. Check Point Looks To Manage Its Own Threats

    July 20, 2011
    Check Point has to prove it can maintain growth and margins to support its present valuation.
  237. Go With Uncommon Sense On ASML

    July 18, 2011
    ASML is slipping into a cyclical trough, but brave investors should step up.
  238. A Fresh Look at 3 Big Tech Names

    July 16, 2011
    While tech is on everyone’s tongue, there are some opportunities in some of the big names, says Richard Moroney of ...
  239. Earnings Fever Shifts Focus to Tech Titans

    July 15, 2011
    Next week some of the most prominent names in the technology space will weigh in with their quarterly results.
  240. Big Tech Is Too Cheap

    July 14, 2011
    While the recent social media IPOs have caused some investors to wince at the possibility of a new tech bubble, mainline ...
  241. 4 Stocks Approaching Oversold Status

    July 6, 2011
    These four stocks may have been beaten down too far by the market.
  242. Ralph Nader Takes On Cisco

    June 27, 2011
    The one-time consumer advocate is refocusing on shareholder advocacy, in the tech sector.
  243. Dow 30 Stocks With Good Dividends

    June 21, 2011
    For all of you dividend fiends out there, we combed through the Dow 30 to find some of the best yielding stocks...
  244. Is The PC Back From The Dead?

    June 15, 2011
    Anecdotal data on PCs would seem to be encouraging, but closer investigation reveals less growth than hoped.
  245. Marvell Bottoms Out

    May 31, 2011
    The worst may be over for Marvell Technologies.
  246. Blue Coat Looks Threadbare

    May 31, 2011
    Blue Coat is falling further behind in its core markets.
  247. Good Luck Figuring Out Applied Material's Course

    May 27, 2011
    Applied Materials is in a tricky spot in the semiconductor cycle, but the long-term picture is still encouraging.
  248. Worries About Tomorrow Sink Hewlett-Packard Today

    May 19, 2011
    Hewlett Packard may be cheap, but the company also seems to lack a plan for real growth.
  249. NVIDIA In Transition

    May 16, 2011
    NVDA is moving with dispatch to diversify, but valuation is a near-term roadblock.
  250. Use Chips To Play The Technology Sector

    May 10, 2011
    By adding the semiconductor producers, investors have a chance to play the backbone of technology.
  251. 5 Tech Stocks With Great Earnings

    May 9, 2011
    If the early earnings results are any indication of what's to come, then technology stocks are in for a rewarding summer.
  252. Technology Stocks Heating Up For Summer

    April 25, 2011
    If the early earnings results are any indication of what's to come, then technology stocks are in for a rewarding summer.
  253. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    April 25, 2011
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  254. Demand Versus Doubt With ASML

    April 14, 2011
    ASML's business looks strong, but chip bears are out in force these days.
  255. March's Dow 30 Winners and Losers

    April 1, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks from March 2011!
  256. 4 Dow 30 Stocks With Huge Dividends

    March 14, 2011
    We combed through the Dow 30 to find some of its highest-yielding stocks.
  257. Irish Stocks Present Possible Value Play

    March 9, 2011
    Despite its fiscal woes, Ireland' tech story could ultimately become its saving grace.
  258. Agilent Goes Three For Three

    February 17, 2011
    Agilent is seeing good growth and strong orders in all of its major business lines.
  259. Sizzling Start For These 4 ETFs

    February 7, 2011
    These four ETFs have been outperforming the market so far in 2011.
  260. Top Picks For The Next Decade

    January 25, 2011
    Forget great holdings for the next year; we look at stocks for the next decade.
  261. Exploring Applied Materials' True Value

    January 14, 2011
    Semiconductor giant Applied Materials stock didn't do much in 2010, up less than 3% on the year. But is the company worth ...
  262. ARM'ed And Dangerous

    January 12, 2011
    ARM got plenty of buzz at CES, but the stock was already richly priced.
  263. Q4 Earnings On Deck

    January 6, 2011
    Next week will bring some added excitement to the air with Q4 earnings beginning to roll out. Corporate earnings may continue ...
  264. December's Best And Worst Performing Dow 30 Components

    January 3, 2011
    See the best and worst performing DJIA stocks of December 2010!
  265. 2010: The Year In Chips

    December 29, 2010
    Can chip stocks extend the rally to a new peak in 2011?
  266. Looking Back On Tech In 2010

    December 28, 2010
    In the technology sector, the favorite few delivered exceptional results versus mediocre scores for the rest.
  267. 2011: The Year The "Dogs" Stop Chasing Tails?

    December 20, 2010
    What are 2011's "Dogs of the Dow" apt to be, and more importantly, should we even care?
  268. Core Holding ETF Positions with Low Expenses

    December 6, 2010
    We examine the top ETFs that won't sap your returns with high fees.
  269. Seagate Decides To Stay Public

    December 2, 2010
    With rumors of low-ball bids, Seagate takes itself off the auction block.
  270. November’s Best And Worst Performing Dow 30 Components

    December 1, 2010
    The performance of these Dow 30 stocks was far off market averages.
  271. Apply Patience To Applied Materials

    November 22, 2010
    Applied Materials is a value stock in a sector that seldom appreciates value.
  272. Is This The Dip To Buy TSMC?

    November 2, 2010
    A sequential slowdown is barely a blip on TSMC's radar.
  273. Highest Trading Stocks

    October 28, 2010
    These stocks have the highest trading volume on the market. But does heavy trading equate to success for these companies?
  274. Atheros And Texas Instruments - Chips Ahoy

    October 27, 2010
    Chips are definitely in a slowdown cycle, as supply has more than caught up to demand.
  275. Banking On Merger Mania

    October 25, 2010
    There are opportunities to profit from this growth in acquisition activity.
  276. India's Outsourcing Star Still Shines

    October 19, 2010
    The tech spending rebound is helping Infoysys boost its outlook.
  277. Looking Ahead To Four Chip Stock Earnings Reports

    October 8, 2010
    While these earnings reports don't give the whole story, they're a good indicator as to the direction in which the chip market ...
  278. Tech Stocks That Offer The Best Of Both Worlds

    September 30, 2010
    Can't decide between dividends or growth? With some tech stocks, you don't have to.
  279. Technology Dominos Fall One By One

    September 14, 2010
    Intel reduced its sales outlook at the end of August 2010, and many other semiconductor companies followed suit as the demand ...
  280. The Chips Are Down

    September 13, 2010
    Latest guidance from TI confirms the slowing sales trend for the semiconductor producers.
  281. A Tale Of Two Cities In The Chip Space?

    September 9, 2010
    Two chip companies give very different views on the current quarter.
  282. Worst Stocks In August 2010

    September 7, 2010
    The worst performing stocks in August may be the best buying opportunities over the next year, for those who aren't afraid ...
  283. Best Stocks In August 2010

    September 2, 2010
    Despite the terrible August for many companies, many names finished with double-digit percentage gains guring the month.
  284. 5 Stock Sectors To Hold If The Market Crashes

    September 2, 2010
    Equities can seem scary when the economy is volatile, but these holdings can be profitable in the long run.
  285. M&A Activity Heats Up

    August 23, 2010
    The energy sector has had a banner year for mergers and acquisitions. Find out which companies are getting in on the action.
  286. Best Bet In The Dow 30

    August 19, 2010
    According to Bespoke Investment Group, five stocks in the Dow 30 were oversold as of August 13.
  287. 3 Stocks That Wall Street Analysts Love

    August 12, 2010
    These three stocks boast the highest percentage analyst buy ratings on the S&P 500.
  288. Investing In Israel

    July 29, 2010
    Israel offers solid fundamentals with the high-growth potential of a tech economy.
  289. Happy Days For The Semi-Equipment Space

    July 16, 2010
    Earnings confirm a recovery is underway in the equipment space, but is there still time for investors to take part?
  290. Indicators Suggest Strong Steel Performance

    July 15, 2010
    Recent indicators suggest a strong surge in Steel's performance.
  291. Graphics Cards Investing

    July 5, 2010
    Gaining access to the gaming market could be a risk, these companies allow upgrades at lower costs.
  292. National Semiconductor Powers Up Earnings

    June 18, 2010
    With opportunities in the chip business improving with the economy, National Semi will need to keep executing to stay up ...
  293. As China Goes, So Goes The World?

    June 1, 2010
    Conventional wisdom says that the Chinese markets can tells us where commodities are going, but the truth seems more complicated.
  294. Darlings On The Dip

    May 20, 2010
    A sell-off creates buying opportunities for patient investors.
  295. Tech Needs Love Now

    May 14, 2010
    The tech space is worth looking at right now, and IBM especially.
  296. Almost Another Recession

    May 7, 2010
    Yesterday, a big scare in the market caused the Dow Jones to fall nearly 1,000 points.
  297. Playing The Growth-Stocks Comeback

    April 29, 2010
    As investors turn away from emerging markets and other high flying asset classes, a return to quality growth stocks is almost ...
  298. Big Blue's Results A Clear Sign Of Tech Recovery

    April 22, 2010
    IBM's latest results suggest a second-half recovery is in the cards for technology.
  299. Retailers Getting A Bit Too Big For Their Britches

    April 16, 2010
    Talbots seems overpriced and ripe for a fall.
  300. Small/Mid Cap Stocks to Watch

    April 15, 2010
    While all eyes are on the large cap stocks reporting earnings, investors can profit from these small and mid cap finds.
  301. 3 Not-So-Famous Stocks That Deserve The Spotlight

    March 22, 2010
    Popularity doesn't count in the stock market. We take a look at some lesser-known names investors should become acquainted ...
  302. Apple Still Minting Money

    January 27, 2010
    If the company's new product release today can capture iPhone-like numbers, it may still be worthwhile to take a bite out ...
  303. CEOs' Retirement Savings Are Safe: Are Yours?

    January 21, 2010
    CEOs make huges salaries, yet corporate boards still feel compelled to guarantee huge retirement packages.
  304. Texas Instruments Worth A Look Ahead Of Q4 Results

    January 6, 2010
    The company is expecting its fourth-quarter numbers on January 25. Is is set up for another great year?
  305. Asia's Other Tigers

    January 4, 2010
    China gets all of the action, but there are other opportunities in Asia.
  306. Are The Chips Really Down For Texas Instruments?

    December 16, 2009
    We check out Texas Instrument's latest earnings and see if investors are being too pessimistic.
  307. Top Five Mid-Cap Stocks In November

    December 7, 2009
    The mid-cap sector was a great place to be in November for investors skilled at the art of stock picking, as several names ...
  308. Does The Semiconductor Rebound Have Legs?

    November 27, 2009
    While the initial run was based on an inventory build following massive depletions, whether they will continue to run will ...
  309. The Street Sours On Chips, But TXN Worth A Look

    November 25, 2009
    Though microchips may not be the hot conversation topic, Texas Instruments could have a good year.
  310. Think Outside The BRIC

    November 10, 2009
    While the BRIC nations get all the attention, there are other great choices for an emerging markets portfolio.
  311. Earnings Season Provides (Mostly) Positive Outlook

    October 20, 2009
    Companies so far have given an optimistic view of the strength and direction of the economy.
  312. Dow Winners And Losers

    October 16, 2009
    A quick tally of the year-to-date return on some key Dow stocks reveals some interesting trends.
  313. Profit Using High And Low Turnover Funds

    September 24, 2009
    We look at the top five holdings for two of the best large growth funds over the last five years.
  314. Don't Take A Ride On Rambus

    September 9, 2009
    It's up in the air as to whether Samsung will buy Rambus, so we go over the pros and cons of an acquisition.
  315. Four ETFs On Fire Right Now

    August 6, 2009
    Can these ETFs maintain their momentum, or will their fire soon be extinguished?
  316. Do Buy Ratings Mean Cisco's a Sell?

    August 5, 2009
    A rebound in sales is now baked in to Cisco's stock price.
  317. Monthly Review: July Wrap Up

    July 30, 2009
    A look back at the last month's headlines in the financial world.
  318. AMD Fails To Inspire

    July 27, 2009
    AMD's most recent earnings are certainly not promising. What might the future hold for this chip maker?
  319. Earnings Season Confusion

    July 21, 2009
    Investors who were hoping to find evidence of economic direction in the global economy during second quarter earnings season ...
  320. Google Takes Aim At Microsoft

    July 13, 2009
    Google is set to challenge Microsoft with its Chrome operating system.
  321. Semiconductors On The Mend

    June 15, 2009
    Though there may still be some rough times ahead, the semiconductor market is looking like a promising investment.
  322. Green Companies Expected To Generate Green

    April 1, 2009
    Companies in the Dow Jones sustainability index might bring stability to your portfolio.
  323. Tech Sector Layoffs Suggest Tough 2009

    February 3, 2009
    A growing wave of layoffs suggests that the tech sector could be facing a worse-than-expected 2009.
  324. Time To Pull The Plug On Microsoft?

    January 27, 2009
    Falling sales and earnings leave investors wondering about Microsoft's future.
  325. Make No Mistake, The Chips Are Down For AMD

    January 27, 2009
    Intel and AMD have had a great rivalry, but it looks like one of them is finally coming out on top.
  326. Has Oil Demand Peaked?

    January 22, 2009
    Estimates of future demand for oil could prove too high if new technology succeeds in reducing consumption.
  327. Two Techs To Avoid In 2009

    December 31, 2008
    In this piece I will review stocks I plan on steering clear of in 2009
  328. Dell's Q3 Doesn't Compute

    November 21, 2008
    There's big trouble ahead for PC giant Dell despite better than expected third quarter.
  329. Hewlett-Packard Avoids Tech Wreck For Now

    November 19, 2008
    Not every IT company is getting clobbered by the economic downturn.
  330. Picking At The Crocs Corpse

    November 18, 2008
    Crocs has lost 95% of its value in less than a year, but there is still a valuable lesson to be learned by dissecting what ...
  331. Microsemi Not Your Average Semi Stock

    November 17, 2008
    Microsemi isn't a typical semiconductor stock - and that's a good thing these days.
  332. Linear Throws a Curve

    October 20, 2008
    Surprisingly negative guidance from Linear should have investors wondering when, not if, the crunch is coming.
  333. 5 Stocks That Pass The 'Safe Earners' Test

    October 20, 2008
    Recipe for outperformance in the coming months: mix strong earnings growth with rock-solid balance sheets and low valuation.
  334. Altera Guidance Cut Is Just A Precaution

    October 17, 2008
    The company has not seen a slowdown in business.
  335. AMD Spinoff Won't Slay The Giant

    October 9, 2008
    AMD's latest move is spinning off its manufacturing operations, but Goliath Intel refuses to go down no matter how many rocks ...
  336. CAT Leading The Bounce

    October 9, 2008
    When fundamentals can't be trusted, demand from home and abroad could be the substitute. Caterpillar is a demand growth leader.
  337. Momentum Stocks On The Move For August 27

    August 27, 2008
    Momentum can be used to achieve quick gains by riding an upward climb in a stock's price. The hard part is getting in before ...
  338. AMD Roller Coaster Enough To Make You Sick

    April 10, 2008
    One quarter AMD can't meet expectations, the next it blows them out of the water, and then it fails again. The wild ride ...
  339. Tech Sector No Longer A Safe Haven (NVDA)

    November 30, 2007
    Nvidia has had stellar returns for six months, yet it's down 10% in November. This could be a harbinger for the sector.
  340. Micron Turns In A Minor Victory (MU)

    October 12, 2007
    The chip maker beat estimates, but still turned in a loss for its recent quarter. Without a new plan the pain will continue.
  341. Texas Instruments Takes An Unearned Beating (TXN)

    September 17, 2007
    Shares dropped when Texas Instruments didn't raise earnings estimates, but are there more positives than meet the eye?
  342. Delving Into The Mailbag

    September 11, 2007
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  343. EMC Undervalued? Not Likely (EMC)

    August 31, 2007
    EMC's 85.9% ownership of hotshot VMWare caused speculation that EMC was undervalued, but there is more to the company than ...
  344. Making IT Seem Simple (CDNS,SNPS,MENT)

    August 31, 2007
    We examine three key players in the field of electronic design automation.
  345. Is Micron Finally Bottoming Out? (MU)

    June 7, 2007
    Micron has been testing recent lows for most of 2007. Is it finally time to look at this leading tech indicator?
  346. Dell And Wal-Mart Join Forces (DELL, WMT)

    May 25, 2007
    Dell computers will line the shelves at Wal-Mart. Find out what this means for other industry players
  347. NVIDIA Battles The Big Boys (NVDA)

    May 10, 2007
    NVDA is a growing tech company competing with giants Intel and AMD, but NVDA's best-in-breed products make the company attractive.
  348. Clearwire Shares Drop Post IPO (CLWR)

    April 19, 2007
    Clearwire went public to take advantage of the emerging WiMax standard of broadband wireless. Now it looks like the company ...
  349. AMD Ratchets Down Q1 Expectations (AMD)

    April 13, 2007
    AMD announced that Q1 revenue will come in under Wall Street expectations. What does this mean for investors?
  350. Stocks to Avoid Following the Sell-Off

    March 1, 2007
    In the wake of the market's sell-off last Tuesday, what stocks do investors need to avoid going forward?
  351. As Good As It Gets (HPQ)

    February 28, 2007
    Will the possibility of increasing competition in the PC space put a crimp on HP's winning ways?
  352. You Gotta Know When To Bail

    February 22, 2007
    When your stock's prospects take a turn for the worse, bailing out can be the best possible option.
  353. A Downgrade For Intel Is Downgrade For Dell (DELL)

    January 8, 2007
    Analyst downgrades of Intel and a large insider sale dropped Dell's stock 6.8%. With concerns mounting, it may drop further.
  354. What's Under That Crumpled Hat? (RHAT)

    December 6, 2006
    Bad news at Red Hat could mean good news for buyers of the stock.
  355. Three Stocks Worth A Look (AAPL, INTC, PG)

    September 12, 2006
    Do these three large caps have what it takes to move onwards and upwards?
  356. Dell Down Deeper

    May 10, 2006
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  357. Flextronics Manufactures Growth

    May 3, 2006
    Even though FLEX shares are touching new highs, the stock may still have plenty of room for growth.
  358. AMD Gets Punished

    April 13, 2006
    Hint of a slowdown sends AMD shares south.
  359. Cisco Is Stretched

    March 29, 2006
    There are lots of things to like about Cisco. Price isn’t one of them.
  360. Microsoft's Vista Still Distant On The Horizon

    March 22, 2006
    A look at the delayed release of Windows Vista.
  361. VOIP will soar, but Vonage needs a lifeline

    February 21, 2006
    A look inside the VOIP revolution and its implications for investors.
  362. The Law of Large Numbers

    August 8, 2005
    How big is too big? In this piece we tackle the problem of companies that may be 'too big' for your portfolio.
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