Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Semiconductors

  • 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.

  • A man checks out a model S&W500 handgun at the Smith & Wesson booth during the 2016 National Shooting Sports Foundation's Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Three companies with a precedent of popping on results are scheduled to report earnings after Thursday's closing bell.

  • Intersil's talks with Maxim illustrate the competitive nature of the sale process for the Milpitas, California- based company, whose chips are used in industrial, mobile and infrastructure applications. In opting to go with Renesas as an acquirer, Intersil has had to weigh the attractiveness of its roughly $3 billion offer versus the risk of a protracted...

  • Intersil's talks with Maxim illustrate the competitive nature of the sale process for the Milpitas, California- based company, whose chips are used in industrial, mobile and infrastructure applications. In opting to go with Renesas as an acquirer, Intersil has had to weigh the attractiveness of its roughly $3 billion offer versus the risk of a protracted...

  • China Semiconductors

    China wants to invest in semiconductors because it manufactures only up to 15 percent of its domestic demand, says Bain & Company Partner Florian Hoppe.

  • Chip sector at 16-year high

    Nasdaq touches new highs, with momentum specifically in chip stocks. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports.

  • *Considering various options including US chip firm deal: Renesas. TOKYO, Aug 22- Japan's Renesas Electronics Corp is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire U.S. chipmaker Intersil Corp for as much as 300 billion yen, an industry source familiar with the deal said on Monday. Intersil could not be reached for comment outside business hours in the United...

  • US semiconductor giant Applied Materials CEO Gary Dickerson

    Applied Materials forecast current-quarter revenue and profit far above analysts' estimates.

  • Aug 18- Applied Materials Inc forecast current-quarter revenue and profit far above analysts' estimates as the company benefits from demand for newer technology to make displays and smartphone memory chips. Shares of the world's largest supplier of tools used to make semiconductors rose 5.7 percent to $29.25 in after-hours trading on Thursday.

  • Aug 18- Applied Materials Inc, the world's largest supplier of tools used to make semiconductors, reported a 13.3 percent rise in revenue, buoyed by demand from memory and smartphone chipmakers. The company's net income rose to $505 million, or 46 cents per share, in the third quarter ended July 31, from $329 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Applied Materials EPS beat

    Earnings are out for Applied Materials. CNBC's Seema Mody reports. CNBC senior markets commentator Mike Santoli and Stephanie Link, TIAA Global Asset Management, weigh in.

  • Are chips the place to be?

    The "FMHR" traders discuss Cisco's quarterly earnings report and the semiconductor space.

  • Cisco Systems Inc.

    The company said it expects to reinvest the cost savings from its restructuring plan into key priority areas.

  • TAIPEI, Aug 16- Taiwan stocks fell on Tuesday, in line with other Asian markets, hit by decline in shares of heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. TSMC, the world's top contract chipmaker and Taiwan's most heavily-weighted stock, was off 1.7 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.117 to T $31.253 per U.S. dollar.

  • TAIPEI, Aug 12- Taiwan stocks rose on Friday as market sentiment was bolstered by a rally on Wall Street overnight, with heavyweight Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co leading the gains. Hon Hai Precision Industry, the world's biggest electronics component maker, fell as much as 3.6 percent to a three-week intraday low after it said China had approved its...

  • TAIPEI, Aug 11- Taiwan stocks retreated from a more than one-year high on Thursday, as heavyweight TSMC, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, posted a 5.6 percent fall in July sales from a year earlier. As of 0312 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 1.3 percent at 9,079.59, pulling back from its highest intraday level since July 2015 in the prior session.

  • Silicon wafer

    Morgan Stanley recommends microcontroller semiconductor stocks to ride the "internet of things" trend.

  • TAIPEI, Aug 5- Taiwan stocks rose on Friday, in line with some other Asian markets, after the Bank of England launched a potent post-Brexit stimulus campaign, with TSMC leading technology shares higher. As of 0150 GMT, the main TAIEX index rose 0.77 percent, to 9,093.85, after closing at 9,024.71 in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.039 to T $31.671...

  • TAIPEI, Aug 4- Taiwan stocks rose slightly in cautious trading on Thursday, paced by gains in tech heavyweights including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd. As of 0332 GMT, the main TAIEX index was up 0.1 percent at 9,006.95, after closing 0.74 percent lower in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.049 to T $31.701 per U.S. dollar.