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An $11 billion deal to buy cloud HR software firm Ultimate Software is the latest in a string of major software M&A transactions. More are likely on the way.
Are the semis right, and the bottom has been reached, or are the industrials right, and there is another leg down to come?
The beaten down semiconductors are building up some serious momentum.
This is some sort of whacky, crazy bull market that just doesn't want to go down.
The one-day pops that could be fleeting might only be an appetizer to the entrée that is the nascent fourth industrial revolution that semiconductors will need to underwrite.
I really can not imagine my largest portfolio not having Intel as one of it's anchors.
The long-term demand bolstered by secular shifts in technology are keeping many onboard the ship for semiconductors in the long term.
The big contract chipmaker issues a downbeat forecast of what lies ahead for the semiconductor giant, and likely for the sector.
Micron is a perfect example of how the stock market does work.
The RMPIA index was up for the year, while the S&P 500, DJIA, Russell 2000 and Nasdaq all finished 2018 in the red.
Today they are reversing and it is all about the bold Micron upgrade from BMO Capital.
Apple has fallen back to Earth in recent months and made an impact on a number of companies in doing so.
These names performed well in Q4, but what does the coming year hold, and which ones could run further?
Buoying RMPIA during the first half of December were shares of Broadcom, Facebook and PayPal.
What else can you say about a decision by the Chinese that amounts to a potential repudiation of the Made in China 2025 plan?
There are some solid individual names in tech, but traders must be selective.
The level of trading volume has been subdued and suggests we are looking at a large triangle-like pattern.
Not only are European and Asian equity markets trading in the hole, but so are domestic equity index futures.
What to buy and what to trim on the 90-day extension on trade talks.
In a market downturn, investors will need to be selective in the sector.
Our index of 30 cutting-edge companies fell ... but not as much as the Nasdaq did.
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As a classic cyclical stock, concerns about macro factors may be taking a back seat to fundamentals and demand indicators.
A number of quality chip companies now sport dividends above 2%. Here's a look at a few of them.
You have to come to Silicon Valley if you are going to cover stocks.
Buybacks are all the rage this semiconductor season.
The $5 billion buyback and solid balance sheet could signal this is actually an investible growth stock.
Don't make judgments yet or if you have, half positions please, no mote.