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CHANDLER, Ariz.-- Chipmaker Microchip Technology Inc. said Monday that its sales for the quarter that ended two weeks ago were below its expectations, due to economic and industry conditions. The Chandler, Ariz., company now expects revenue of $407 million to $408 million. On Aug. 2, it saw revenue in the $412 million to $430 million range.
Oct 2- Microchip Technology Inc:. *Thinkequity raises Microchip Technology Inc to buy from hold; price. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
*Mizuho cuts Cypress Semiconductor target price to $14 from $16. *Mizuho cuts Marvell Technology target price to $14 from $16. *Mizuho cuts Microchip Technology target price to $37 from $40 For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies:.
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Take a look at some of Wednesday's morning movers:
Treasury bonds provide safety to investors but, after a rally that started in late 2008, now lack return. Dividend stocks, on the other hand, can easily give you twice the gain with little additional risk in certain cases. TheStreet.com reports.
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Now is the time to invest in technology stocks, Jim Cramer said, because the sector is bottoming out. Here are 10 stocks that Cramer says have hit bottom.
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Cramer and his researcher, Nicole Urken, discuss why you need to stay focused on dividend stocks in this market.
The "Mad Money" host explains what to look for in defensive stocks and highlights one name in particular.
Investors need to find stocks that can play good defense, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. That means a high yield, and attractive risk reward, like Microchip Technology, which pays you to wait, better than any other semiconductor company.
Stocks are off their highs on several issues: 1) Hawkish comments from Dallas Fed's Fisher critical of QE2 and implying there was no way he would support QE3;
Futures gained Wednesday after finishing lower for the third-straight session as optimism about the global economy improved despite the continuing euro zone debt crisis.
Stocks closed lower for the third session Tuesday after shrugging off the latest Fed minutes even as some officials raised the possibility of further easing and following news that Moody's downgraded Ireland's rating, raising more contagion fears.
Stocks shaved their gains Tuesday after Fed officials raised the possibility of further easing if economic growth continues to slow and following news that Moody's downgraded Ireland's rating.
Standard and Poor's reflected their concerns in a report this morning.
Stocks wavered in a tight range Tuesday as investors continued to worry over the ongoing euro zone debt crisis and the struggle to break the impasse over a reduction in the U.S. deficit.