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Equity markets have run wild since Oct. 30, and it is the more economically sensitive indices that have really taken flight.
First, let's closely watch this semiconductor company for the telecoms, and then examine the industrials, transports and retailers.
Has the Fed created bubbles, or pockets better set up for success in this post modern world?
The analog chip giant topped estimates and issued above-consensus guidance. But it also cautioned that macro pressures might take a while to go away.
It's offensive to some of the great intellectual bears but the smart move is to stay with what's is working. When it stops, do something else.
We are talking about a finessed, intelligent approach to what we see happening in real time.
Chip companies are still signaling that notebook and cloud server demand remain strong, but often have more cautious remarks to share about auto and industrial demand.
Here's how traders can play it now.
Expect more fiscal and monetary support and don't expect a full return to previous economic activity for quite some time.
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As I mentioned earlier, I've got the LendingClub earnings report to deal with after today's market close, but here are several reports that are likely to drive tomorrow's market open: Economic January PPI January Housing Starts & Building Permits ...
It may not be too late to take part in the positive market action on semiconductor stocks, but be cautious. Here is how things stand.
Chip suppliers and others are benefiting as smartphone camera counts rise and camera penetration rates grow in other markets.
While chip stocks are now pricing in a lot of optimism, the latest headlines aren't exactly giving bulls cold feet.
Samsung's Galaxy S11 will reportedly have a very powerful rear-camera system. And rivals aren't standing still, either.
The purpose is not to shake you out, although it can feel like that; here's what's really going on.
Despite playing the industry and macro blame game on the conference call, TXN execs may have overstated the significance of those factors in the company's poor report and outlook.
Despite the selloff in this name, if you believe in a rally, you can bet that MU will be a leader.
Possibly due to worries about the fixed costs attached to their business models, many fab-owning chip suppliers with meaningful growth opportunities are still trading at low valuations.
Closed-end funds provide several benefits to investors over mutual funds.
The economy will never function normally, or at least in a more sustainable, healthy way until repairing the yield curve is accomplished.
The rest? They get the droppings.
But most important, networking is on fire - the internet of things and that's so terrific for everyone.