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Among other things, Apple is now looking to hire wireless engineering talent in Qualcomm's hometown of San Diego.
When you have a bunch of these in one day, you can move whole sectors and, to some degree, the market itself.
I think this truly defines what has gone on with tech stocks since the latest reporting period began.
Are the semis right, and the bottom has been reached, or are the industrials right, and there is another leg down to come?
Proofpoint and Symantec's earnings reports just gave a fresh lift to a security tech space that continues seeing healthy growth. Here are a couple of relatively low-risk options for playing it.
The beaten down semiconductors are building up some serious momentum.
The electric car maker's latest production goals for the Model 3, Model Y and Semi truck differ considerably from prior goals.
Many see the Fed as done for the year. Never assume. Read the words as they are written.
The indices are running into heavy resistance as they hit the levels we last saw in early December, but the bears that keep trying to catch a reversal are providing short-squeeze fuel.
With its console processor and PC GPU sales expected to drop this year, AMD's upbeat full-year guidance points to a strong PC and server CPU sales ramp.
Expectations for Apple are all over the place.
What we have seen of late from a number of chip producers really might be interpreted as pre-recessionary.
As Apple preps video and news/magazine services for launch this year, a new report states the company is also thinking about launching a gaming service.
This is some sort of whacky, crazy bull market that just doesn't want to go down.
The chip stock surge at the week's end shines a light on just how pessimistic some investors had been as earnings multiples fell to rock-bottom levels last year.
I'm not a growling grizzly but I'm skeptical about the market's ability to run higher in a straight line.
MU has been left for dead by analysts since late summer.
Regardless of what is moving the markets, it is a good example of how you have to focus on price action above all else.
China's central bank announced a bill swap mechanism late Thursday aimed at slowing down the nation's economic slowdown.
There is some trading in individual stocks that looks good regardless of overall market direction.
Intel fell post-market after a seriously slow first quarter forecast.
Intel earnings have triggered key turning points in the past.
If Intel beats we will hear a lot of "I told you so's" in the next 24 hours. But if Intel misses we will hear ugatz. Thanks for reading my Diary today and I hope, whether you agree or disagree, you all study and absorb Seth Klarman's pearls of wisdo...
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.
AMSC CEO discusses that and China challenges.
I really can not imagine my largest portfolio not having Intel as one of it's anchors.
Against an already uncertain backdrop, Intel emerges with unique issues.