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Plus, the rising possibility that the Senate may not remain in Republican control should give investors pause.
The most important market takeaway right now is that both the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 have filled their respective gaps and retaken their 50-day simple moving averages.
Applied Materials and KLA Corp. serve as real-world examples of how and why to go short one stock and long another in the same sector.
Good morning everyone! I'm Chris Versace, filling in for Doug Kass here on Friday, and we are hours away from what is commonly referred to as the end of summer with the Labor Day weekend, which will see U.S. equity markets closed on Monday. Thursday...
Plus, reading tea leaves in the recent action in Apple and Salesforce.com.
There are still quality, reasonably-priced, tech companies out there, albeit with some risks attached.
Plus, the equity markets suddenly are trading quite listlessly and Applied Materials surprises.
Before long our gaze will turn to those after market earnings reports we'll be getting today. On deck we have Applied Materials , Dillard's , and Farfetch . We've continue to own AMAT shares in the Trifecta Portfolio as a food chain approach of sort...
Plus, it may be early to call it a worry, but keep a good eye out for inflation.
Many quality companies that fit into the socially responsible investing camp offer direct-purchase plans, allowing investors an easy way to build an SRI portfolio.
While some growth stocks have been bid up to extreme valuations, others could look intriguing if markets see a meaningful downturn.
A planned infrastructure bill reportedly includes some funds for 5G and rural broadband spending, while another bill seeks to boost U.S. chip manufacturing capex.
NYSE will reopen the floor in a limited way, banks were in the headlines and Semis lead the rise.
Trump administration taps former GlaxoSmithKline exec as head of vaccine task force, and how I'm playing Walmart and Datadog.
The direction of the market in the coming weeks will hinge in part on progress in reopening the U.S. and European economies.
For now, chip equipment makers are still mostly seeing strong orders. But COVID-19 lockdowns and softer chip demand are potential headwinds.
It's a paradigm shift that all started with Zoom and Cisco's Webex.
The Fed has attacked developing problems in real-time -- and as China shows signs of life, the semi stocks are benefitting.
Splitting one's bets between blue chips and a smaller basket of high-upside plays with more risk could work well over the long run.
In spite of the market's epic plunge, a lot of well-known tech names are still comfortably above their 52-week lows.
Chip equipment and memory stock particularly look more attractive now.
We play the game in front of us. We try to excel in the environment provided.
The charts and indicators of AMAT -- which is set to release earnings Wednesday -- show higher prices are likely in the weeks ahead.
China-based Alibaba reports quarterly performance Thursday morning. While one might think that an e-commerce type operation could do well in a quarantined environment, it's not quite that easy.
Alright folks, we've got a little over an hour until we close the books on the first week of February 2020. As we discussed this morning, the realization that there is another shoe to drop associated with the impact of the coronavirus on economic ac...
TSMC issued a strong Q1 sales outlook amid heavy demand for its most advanced manufacturing processes. And it shared a capex budget that has given a boost to chip equipment stocks.
MagnaChip Semiconductor and Ichor Holdings have joined the ranks of industry firms to announce that their Q4 sales were better than previously expected.