Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Semiconductors

  • Qualcomm may be in talks to acquire NXP Semiconductors, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Sept 29- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors NV in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Netherlands- based NXP and San Diego- based Qualcomm said separately that they did not comment on rumors or speculation. NXP shares rose 16.9 percent to close at $96.12 on Thursday, while...

  • Sept 29- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors NV in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported. Netherlands- based NXP and San Diego- based Qualcomm said separately that they did not comment on rumors or speculation. NXP shares rose as much as 19.3 percent to $98.09 in afternoon trading on Thursday,...

  • Chip consolidation: Who could be next?

    CNBC's Josh Lipton looks into what other chipmaker deals could be in the pipeline following reports of Qualcomm in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors.

  • Sept 29- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors NV in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported. Netherlands- based NXP and San Diego- based Qualcomm said separately that they did not comment on rumors or speculation. NXP shares rose as much as 19.3 percent to $98.09 in afternoon trading on Thursday,...

  • McIlwain: QCOM/NXP deal a good strategic fit

    Matt McIlwain, Madrona Venture Group Managing Director & Venture Capitalist, discusses the news that Qualcomm may be in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors.

  • Sept 29- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors NV in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported. San Diego- based Qualcomm and Netherlands- based NXP did not immediately respond to requests for comment. NXP shares were up 17.7 percent at $96.67 in afternoon trading on Thursday, while Qualcomm's were...

  • Sept 29- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors NV in a deal that could value NXP at more than $30 billion, CNBC reported, citing Dow Jones. Qualcomm and NXP could not be reached immediately. NXP shares are up 15.4 percent at $95.00 in early afternoon trading on Thursday, while Qualcomm's were up 3.5 percent at $65.72.

  • Stick with the chip stocks?

    With semiconductors outperforming all major averages this quarter, up nearly 20 percent quarter-to-date, the "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders and Karen Firestone, Aureus Asset Management CEO, share their takes.

  • A worker at the Jabil Circuit facility in St. Petersburg, Florida.

    Jabil Circuit's stock dipped on Thursday as it announced a restructuring, despite posting results that topped expectations.

  • Robert Swan

    Swan joins the chipmaker from private equity firm General Atlantic and will report to Chief Executive Brian Krzanich.

  • Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook discusses the iPhone 7 during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 7, 2016.

    Apple's HR chief has moved to address sexism and diversity challenges at its headquarters, Recode reports.

  • Apple Store staff share high-fives with customers who have been waiting in line to purchase Apple's new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus at an Apple Store in Tokyo, Japan, September 16, 2016.

    Funds that track semiconductor companies were pacing for their best week since at least May 27 kicking off Friday's session.

  • *Expects Q3 revenue of $15.6 bln, plus or minus $300 mln. *Forecast $14.9 bln, plus or minus $500 mln earlier. Shares of the world's largest chipmaker rose as much as 4.1 percent to a more than 15- year high of $38.05 on Friday.

  • Cramer's Stop Trading: Semiconductors

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching chip stocks like Skyworks Solutions.

  • Will the Renesas-Intersil deal work?

    Renesas' takeover of Intersil will provide synergy in entering new product segments and markets, says Macquarie Securities Japan's Damian Thong.

  • *Renesas to pay cash for Intersil. TOKYO, Sept 13- Renesas Electronics Corp has agreed to buy U.S. chipmaker Intersil Corp for $3.2 billion, an all-cash deal that bolsters the Japanese group's efforts to refocus the company around automotive chips. At the end of last year, Tokyo- based Renesas was the world's third-largest chipmaker by market share, with 9.1 percent,...

  • TAIPEI, Sept 12- Taiwan stocks fell to a near two-week low on Monday as declines on Wall Street during the weekend hit market sentiment for a second day, with heavyweights such as TSMC leading the way. As of 0237 GMT, the main TAIEX index dropped 1 percent, to 8,965.01 points, its lowest level since early September. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.126 to T $31.678 per U.S....

  • TAIPEI, Sept 10- Taiwan stocks fell to one-week lows in a supplementary session on Saturday, tracking overnight losses on the Wall Street, with TSMC dropping 1 percent. Taiwan market was open on Saturday to make up for a Mid-Autumn festival holiday next week. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.032 to T $31.542 per U.S. dollar.

  • Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook discusses the iPhone 7 during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 7, 2016.

    Apple loves to have more than one supplier of any key component, Recode reports.