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Plus, Intel results crush expectations and Starbucks solidifies its comeback.
This is 'sell the news' action. There are still a slew of reports to come, but many of the key names have reported now.
The fact that the stock's running could be because CEO Bob Swann called the bottom in data center spend.
With good reports from Facebook and others, and the Fed likely to cut rates next week, it looks like we have some strong short-term support.
After Facebook posted a great report yet saw its shares decline in morning trading Thursday, investors may be nervous about how Amazon, Alphabet and others fare after releasing their results.
And as the semiconductor sector continues to shine, Brooks Automation is a name to keep in mind.
Semiconductor strength and Mario Draghi's dovishness could be catalysts that help build on momentum.
Though it would likely take a while for Apple to begin using its own 5G modem, doing so could yield major cost savings and also carry other benefits.
INTC might surprise on the upside, but charts show prices likely to rally toward $54, then stall.
Also, defense industry names can breathe easier with word of debt ceiling and federal spending deal.
So far, the fears of a gloomy earnings season have not materialized, but most of the big guns have not yet reported.
Much of the money that Microsoft is investing in startup OpenAI will likely go towards AI computing systems featuring Nvidia GPUs.
Japan has cut off supplies of three key chemicals to South Korea, hitting the memory-chip and screen-making industries. The roots of the spat go way back.
And just why do we have a federal debt ceiling, anyway? An argument for doing away with it.
It's possible that disgruntled Symantec shareholders could make the company return to the negotiating table with Broadcom. But if that doesn't happen, there are other targets that Broadcom might pursue.
All the key equity indexes are up 16% or more this year, as earnings season starts.
This matters: Why the sudden 'weakness' across European debt markets?
Even if you missed the Advanced Micro Devices trade in May, here's the strategy going forward as earnings are expected next month.
Apple's push toward services is a valuation-driven necessity.
A subset of tech is expensive, as well as tech IPOs, but the majority of sectors are far from overvalued.
Assuming that enough of you are either long NVDA, or at least have an interest in the name, let's take a look under the hood, and make a more determined decision here.
Benchmarks for AMD's soon-to-launch third-gen desktop CPUs appear to validate expectations that the chips will deliver a lot of bang for the buck compared to offerings from Intel.
As chip stocks gain nearly across the board following numbers from Micron that weren't exactly stellar, it's worth remembering how low valuations for many names had gotten.
While perhaps not good long-term holds at these prices, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman may be good trades.
Going long on the tech giant is more about health care and credit card offerings than the iPhone.
My thesis all along has been that an attempt to normalize the yield curve must be made, therefore I would choose to be proactive.
Broadcom's Huawei mess is at the heart of Trump's disregard for what happens to American businesses.
Closed-end funds provide several benefits to investors over mutual funds.