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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 iPhone maker is a show-me stock ahead of its fiscal first-quarter results
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.
Against an already uncertain backdrop, Intel emerges with unique issues.
Shares of the giant chipmaker are up on indications that a bottom may be building in the semiconductor sector.
So far 2019 is proving to be a year where things have a habit of working out right.
A potential peel-back of trade restrictions is taking TSM higher, but politics still play a role.
The company may be benefitting from current low expectations.
The long-term demand bolstered by secular shifts in technology are keeping many onboard the ship for semiconductors in the long term.
TSM's largest customer is Apple, and it's second largest is Huawei.
The big contract chipmaker issues a downbeat forecast of what lies ahead for the semiconductor giant, and likely for the sector.
Let's check out the charts and indicators for some technical guidance.
Apple has fallen back to Earth in recent months and made an impact on a number of companies in doing so.
Put these names on your radar if relations with Taiwan take a turn for the worse, or (let's hope) for the better.
Apple suppliers' shares are approaching a 30% slide since the start of 2018.
While its manufacturing process delays remain a cause for concern, Intel's latest moves show that its chip engineering teams continue to execute well.
The cyclical downturn that TI and STMicro appear to be seeing isn't the end of the world for chip stocks. But trade tensions complicate matters.
While not perfect, Lam and ASML's sales outlooks suggest fears of a major chip equipment spending downturn currently look excessive.
As most market watchers have come to expect during earnings season, Thursdays are the heavy day for corporate reporting. Tomorrow is no exception. There are a number of key reports to watch and assess. To steal a line from Doug Kass, from my perch, ...
iPhone trends, Services growth and China commentary are among the things to keep an eye on as Apple's latest earnings report arrives.
Micron Technology, Intel and Lam Research are good buys on this heat in semiconductors.
These three funds seem well-positioned to take advantage of a growing overseas middle class.
Technology took it on the chin with Trump's China trade talk.
CEO Jensen Huang recently suggested it will be a while before Nvidia launches a new line of gaming GPUs. A look at Nvidia's competitive position helps explain why.
Trade, inflation, interest-rate and technical concerns are not just going to go away.
The naysayers were proven wrong.