Semiconductor Equipment


  • European shares extend rally; ASML surges after results Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 3:10 AM ET

    PARIS, Jan 21- European shares inched higher in early trade on Wednesday, gaining ground for the fifth session in a row, lifted by expectations the European Central Bank is about to launch a quantitative easing programme to boost the region's economy. At 0805 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.2 percent at 1,425.94 points.

  • Can Intel keep moving higher in the new year? Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 11:13 AM ET
    Attendees look over Ultrabook computers at the Intel Corp. booth the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    A bet on Intel is a bet on the PC, and investors who wagered correctly on the company enjoyed big gains in 2014.

  • AMSTERDAM/ FRANKFURT, Nov 24 (Reuters)- ASML, the world's second largest maker of semiconductor production equipment, said on Monday it could nearly double annual sales to 10 billion euros ( $12 billion) by 2018-- or up to two years later if customers put off buying its latest machines. ASML is working to introduce a new generation of' extreme ultraviolet' (EUV) tools which...

  • Aug 14- Chip-equipment maker Applied Materials Inc reported a better-than-expected third-quarter profit as contract manufacturers spend more on technology used to make smartphone and memory chips.

  • Applied Materials revenue rises 14.7 pct Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    Aug 14- Chip-equipment maker Applied Materials Inc reported a 14.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue as contract chip manufacturers spend more on technology used to make smartphone and memory chips. Net income rose to $301 million, or 24 cents per share, from $168 million, or 14 cents per share.

  • Intel to launch 20 Chromebooks by end of 2014 Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    The chipmaker unveiled a new line of laptops that run on the Chrome operating system.

  • AMAT-Tokyo Electron merger is positive for both: Pro  Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:51 PM ET

    David Rubenstein, Senior Analyst at Advanced Research Japan, discusses what a merger between AMAT and Tokyo Electron would mean for their rivals.

  • India lures chipmakers, says IBM is interested Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Microprocessor wafer

    Two consortiums, including IBM and STMicroelectronics, have proposed building semiconductor wafer plants in India costing a total of $8 billion.

  • Jim Cramer: Tech Titan Should Break-Up Monday, 13 May 2013 | 6:43 PM ET

    Cramer thinks the best way to unlock shareholder value is for this chip maker to break apart.

  • Arthur Zafiropoulo, Chairman and CEO, Ultratech talks about the company's second time expanding in Singapore and its goal to double revenue capacity in the city-state.

  • Qualcomm Earnings, a Beat & a Raise  Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 5:41 PM ET

    What's the trade on Qualcomm's strong numbers? The Fast Money traders, weighs in.