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  • CSX Earnings Rise, Matching Analyst Estimates Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | 5:38 PM ET

    CSX, the U.S. railroad, reported higher second-quarter net profit that met expectation on Tuesday, as strong pricing offset a 3 percent decline in freight volumes.

  • Intel Posts Higher Profit, Boosts Sales Outlook Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | 4:51 PM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel said on Tuesday quarterly net income rose 25 percent, helped by strong sales of microprocessors used in notebook computers, and gave a revenue forecast that topped expectations.

  • Nvidia Shares Tumble After Profit Warning Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 8:34 AM ET

    Shares for graphics chipmaker Nvidia will be under pressure after the company warned on Wednesday that revenues and gross margin would miss analysts' estimates due in part to weak demand.

  • Semiconductor Group Cuts Global Sales Forecast Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    The Semiconductor Industry Association on Wednesday cut its forecast for growth in global sales of semiconductors in 2008, citing lower prices due to competition in the memory chip sector.

  • NatSemi Shares Leap as Results Beat Forecasts Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 11:42 AM ET
    National Semiconductor

    Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor on Thursday posted a lower fourth quarter net profit, but revenues and earnings topped expectations as it sold more profitable chips, and shares jumped.

  • NatSemi Shares Jump as Sales Beat Forecast Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 4:21 PM ET
    National Semiconductor

    Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor on Thursday posted a lower quarterly net profit but revenues topped its own forecast as it sold more profitable chips, and shares rose 3 percent.

  • Global Semiconductor Sales Up 5.9% in April Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 8:36 AM ET

    The Semiconductor Industry Association said worldwide sales of semiconductors grew 5.9% in April 2007 on a year-over-year basis, but sales were flat compared with March.

  • Options: Playing for a Chip Merger Friday, 30 May 2008 | 5:44 PM ET

    The chip sector is getting attention from options traders lately, according to one industry expert, and it's most likely due to consolidation speculation.

  • Cisco Shares Pare Gains on Worries of Weak Orders Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 8:39 AM ET
    Cisco Systems

    Cisco Systems saw its shares slip in premarket trading Wednesday, a day after the company reported earnings that were better than expected but did not ease analyst concerns that slowing orders would pressure the company's stock.

  • Cisco Profit Better than Expected Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 4:57 PM ET
    Cisco Systems

    Cisco Systems reported a profit that topped expectations as growth in Internet traffic supported sales of network equipment despite concerns of a slowing U.S. economy, and the company affirmed long-term sales targets.

  • Texas Instruments Meets Forecasts, Cuts Guidance Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 6:18 PM ET
    Texas Instruments

    Texas Instruments said its quarterly profit rose from a year ago, but the company lowered its guidance for the second quarter, blaming weak demand for chips used in advanced cell phones.

  • AMD Posts Sixth Straight Quarterly Loss Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 4:24 PM ET
    AMD

    Advanced Micro Devices posted its sixth consecutive quarterly net loss as it bleeds market share to far larger rival Intel.

  • Intel Earnings Push Semiconductors, Telecoms Higher Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 12:22 PM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Shares of major semiconductor companies and telecom equipment firms rose Wednesday morning as solid a first-quarter report and outlook from chip maker Intel lifted both sectors.

  • Intel Meets Profit Forecast, Gives Upbeat Outlook Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 5:00 PM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel reported lower earnings that matched analysts' estimates, but the company's shares took off in late trading as it gave guidance that was higher than expected.

  • AMD to Slash 10% of Staff as Sales Outlook Declines Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 5:34 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices said it will cut 10 percent of its work force after first-quarter sales fell more than it had expected.

  • Intel Chief Says Slowdown Hasn't Hurt Demand Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | 11:40 AM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    Intel, the world's largest chip maker, said it isn't seeing a significant drop in demand amid the U.S. slowdown because it exports most of its chips. In fact, the slowdown has even helped Intel as the weak dollar boosts exports.

  • Micron Posts Wider Loss Amid Industry Price Slump Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 8:45 PM ET
    Micron

    Micron Technology, the largest U.S. maker of computer memory chips, on Wednesday posted a wider quarterly loss as revenue fell and costs rose amid a persistent slump in memory chip prices.

  • Texas Instruments Lowers Outlook; Shares Drop Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 4:54 PM ET
    Texas Instruments

    Chip maker Texas Instruments lowered its outlook for quarterly earnings and revenue in the first quarter on weaker than expected chip demand and its shares fell as much as 5.5 percent.

  • Chipmakers NatSemi, Marvell Post Higher Sales Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 4:32 PM ET
    National Semiconductor

    Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor reported quarterly results in line with lowered expectations, while fellow chipmaker Marvell Technology reversed its quarterly loss from last year.

  • AMD Debuts New Integrated Graphics Chipsets Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices announced a new collection of chips that will add better graphics capabilities to the motherboards that connect the different parts of a personal computer.