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Stocks closed mixed on Monday after a modest follow through rally from Friday's strong jobs numbers quickly fizzled as investors looked ahead to quarterly earnings season. "I think with the next few days we're in a holding pattern waiting for earnings to appear," said Zachary Karabell, portfolio manager at Fred Alger Management.
Shares of Advanced Micro Devices rose about 4% after it announced a restructuring to lower costs. The chipmaker also cut first-quarter revenue guidance to $1.23 billion, well below Wall Street forecasts.
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Chip giant Intel said on Monday it would invest $2.5 billion to build a microchip plant in northeastern China, with the production of chipsets to begin in 2010.
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Texas Instruments narrowed earnings guidance and tightened sales expectations for the fiscal first quarter. The semiconductor company said after Monday's close that it expects fiscal first-quarter earnings to range from 29 cents to 33 cents a share, compared with earlier guidance of 28 to 34 cents.
And you thought with last week's earnings warning from Advanced Micro Devices and the mixed financial bag from National Semiconductor that we'd be done with chips for awhile.
Stocks were set to start the week lower after concerns about sub-prime mortgage lending dented enthusiasm for a very busy Merger Monday.
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Intel said Monday that it may have lost some internal e-mails that it was supposed to turn over as possible evidence in the landmark antitrust lawsuit filed by archrival Advanced Micro Devices.
Stocks were hit by another late-session selloff as investors remained jittery after the market's worst week in four years. "I think it's just indicative of what the market is going to look like for the next couple of weeks, it's going to be very choppy," said Dan McMahon, head of listed trading at CIBC World Markets.
The company, which trails Intel in the market for computer chips, said revenue would fall short of its earlier quarterly target of $1.6 billion to $1.7 billion.
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The first shots in the war for the microprocessor of the future have been fired over the weekend. The two leading chipmakers, Intel and IBM, came out with similar announcements this weekend that they have made major advancements in microchip technology. Jim Goldman had the story for “Morning Call” from San Jose, CA.
In dueling announcements, Intel and IBM separately say they have solved a puzzle perplexing the semiconductor industry about how to reduce energy loss in microchip transistors as the technology shrinks to the atomic scale.