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My bearish stance is getting hammered by chipmakers -- so I'm moving on and looking for opportunities.
It could be time to dial in to these communications-focused semis -- but wait for a breather.
LLTC's strong outlook has propelled the semi sector today, with the stock and TXN benefiting greatly.
Strong earnings from the semiconductor companies are showing a new cycle says Jim Cramer.
The biggest surprise of 2012 could be that the financials, the most hated group out there, can actually soar.
It won't take much negative news to trigger selling as the holiday glow wears off.
The metrics are interesting and the balance sheet is diversified. But near-term outlook is cloudy.
As far as we can tell, this holiday season is strong, and the group's fundamentals remain positive.
It would be nice to see more confidence and aggressive buying before jumping in further.
Some leading Asian indices have charts that don't look much better than our own.
Solid earnings reports have helped us withstand macro issues, but that may change.
Just remember that rose-colored glasses have a habit of falling off.
The markets are up, but the mood is sedate and there isn't any urgency to the buying.
U.S. equity futures were higher Friday on the agreement reached in Europe.
Analysts are lukewarm on Nvidia even after a solid quarter -- I'm not.
A short-term base in TXN's $28.00 to $28.50 area could set the stage for a renewed rally by year-end.