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Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Semiconductors

  • Cramer's Stop Trading: AMAT

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching Applied Materials.

  • *Firm to invest 2.2 trln won to build NAND chip plant in S.Korea. SEOUL, Dec 22- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said on Thursday it will invest 3.16 trillion won in its home country and China to boost memory chip production, seeking to capitalize on an industry-wide surge in demand. Some 2.2 trillion won will be spent on the new NAND chip plant which will be located in South...

  • "We believe this near-term sweet spot in memory supply/demand dynamics will continue to be favorable, driving memory prices higher," Loop Capital analyst Betsy Van Hees said. "We expect favorable supply-demand dynamics to persist in 2017," Chief Executive Mark Durcan said on a conference call. The company forecast adjusted profit of 58- 68 cents per share for the...

  • *SK Hynix also investing 950 bln won to boost China DRAM capacity. SEOUL, Dec 22- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said on Thursday it will invest 3.16 trillion won in its home country and China to boost memory chip production capacity, seeking to capitalize on growing mobile and data storage demand. The world's No. 2 memory chip maker behind domestic rival Samsung...

  • Micron soars after hours

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on Micron after-hours. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • Dec 21- Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc reported its first rise in quarterly revenue in nearly two years, as a stabilizing PC market boosted chip demand and pricing. The company's net income attributable to shareholders fell to $180 million, or 16 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Dec. 1, from $206 million, or 19 cents per share, a year earlier.

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  • Analyst on Nvidia: More room to run

    Vijay Rakesh, Mizuho senior semiconductors analyst, shares his bullish bet on Nvidia. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • Nvidia's surge higher?

    The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders and Stephanie Link, TIAA Global Asset Management, discuss the trade on Nvidia following bullish calls by Goldman Sachs and Mizuho.

  • *Toshiba last month forecast Y130 bln profit for chips division. *China's aggressive investment plans could be future concern. TOKYO, Dec 16- Toshiba Corp expects its chips and devices division, its biggest profit driver, to beat its annual earnings forecast on favorable currency rates and strong demand for flash memory chips, the head of the division said.

  • TOKYO, Dec 16- Toshiba Corp expects its chips and devices division, its biggest profit driver, to beat its current annual earnings forecast, helped by a weaker yen and strong demand for flash memory chips, the head of the division said. Toshiba just last month forecast that the division will generate an operating profit of 130 billion yen for the financial year to...

  • TAIPEI, Dec 16- Taiwan stocks fell for a third straight session on Friday led by declines in technology heavyweights and as investors remained cautious after Federal Reserve increased U.S. interest rates and signalled a faster pace of hikes next year. Cathay Financial Holding, parent company of Taiwan's biggest life insurer, climbed as much as 1.4 percent.

  • Hees: Expect Intel growth in face of declining PC market

    Loop Capital initiates Intel, Micron and Nvidia with “buy” ratings. Loop Capital's Betsy Van Hees discusses. The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders and John Fichthorn, Dialectic Capital, weigh in.

  • TAIPEI, Dec 12- Taiwan stocks fell on Monday, pulled down by technology heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co and Hon Hai Precision Industry, while investors locked in profits from recent gains. As of 0250 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.2 percent at 9,365.09 points. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.019 to T $31.879 per U.S. dollar.

  • TAIPEI, Dec 9- Taiwan stocks were slightly higher on Friday amid profit-booking after the index rose for three straight sessions to close at its highest level in nearly seven weeks. The main TAIEX index was up 0.1 percent at 9,380.79 as of 0349 GMT, after rising 1.2 percent on Thursday to post its highest close since Oct. 25. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.086 to T...

  • Cramer's Stop Trading: AMD

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching Advanced Micro Devices.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday asking for the acquisition of U.S. chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp by a fund with ties to China's government to be blocked over security concerns. The letter follows a Reuters report last week that revealed that Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, the buyout fund that agreed to acquire Lattice for $1.3 billion, is funded...

  • FRANKFURT/ WASHINGTON, Dec 2- President Barack Obama blocked a Chinese investment fund from acquiring the U.S. business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron because the deal posed a risk to American national security, the Treasury Department said on Friday. In 2012, Obama ordered Ralls Corp, owned by China's Sany Group, to sell its interest in wind...

  • TAIPEI, Dec 2- Taiwan stocks fell to a one-week low on Friday, tracking overnight declines on the Wall Street and other regional bourses, pulled down by tech heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. As of 0154 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 1.05 percent at 9,165.90 points, its lowest since Nov. 25. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.077 to T $31.969...

  • TAIPEI, Nov 30- Taiwan stocks rose slightly in cautious trading on Wednesday, paced by modest gains in tech heavyweights including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. As of 0326 GMT, the main TAIEX index was up 0.3 percent at 9,218.24 points, hovering near a three-week high, hit in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.06 to T $31.878 per U.S....