• SEOUL, Oct 29- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc posted a record quarterly profit on Tuesday as a rally in computer memory chip prices helped cushion reduced output following a fire at its plant in China.

  • SEOUL, Oct 25- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's quarterly operating profit surged 26 percent to a new record, matching estimates and powered by a strong recovery in its memory chip business as smartphone sales growth eases sharply. "Samsung has done well, having rapidly caught up with Apple in the smartphone market.

  • *Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar and semiconductor companies tumbled after they reported earnings, ending the S&P 500' s four-session streak of record high finishes.

  • *Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of Caterpillar and a group of chipmakers tumbled after they reported earnings, putting the S&P 500 on course to snap a four-session streak of record highs.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 22- A host of U.S. chipmakers gave quarterly revenue forecasts that disappointed Wall Street and hurt their shares on Tuesday, including Broadcom Corp, which said it would lay off over a thousand workers as it struggles with slow demand for its cellphone chips.

  • *China property H-shares rise, A-shares slip after home price data. HONG KONG, Oct 22- Hong Kong shares were knocked off their highest levels in a month early on Tuesday, led by China Mobile after its disappointing third quarterly results kicked off the current results reporting season for key blue chip companies.

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  • Intel's Challenges in a Tablet World     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

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  • Portfolio Picks That Could Make You Money     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

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