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  • *Imports f'cast +18.0 pct, trade deficit seen at 54.9 bln yen. TOKYO, Dec 15- Japan's exports are expected to have risen for a 12th straight month in November, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, as buoyant overseas demand helps drive a steady economic recovery. "The data will confirm exports are on a rising trend as the global economy is expanding," Mana Saito, economist at...

  • TOKYO, Dec 5- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Tuesday morning with semiconductor equipment manufacturers' stocks hit by weakness in U.S. tech shares overnight, undercutting gains in financial stocks as banks and brokers. The Nikkei declined 0.5 percent to 22,599.67 in mid-morning trade. Manufacturers of chip-manufacturing equipment lost ground,...

  • Chipmaker Broadcom said on Monday it planned to nominate a slate of 11 independent members to the board of U.S. semiconductor firm Qualcomm.

  • Broadcom will take its first formal step toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 17- Japan's exports are expected to have risen for an eleventh straight month in October, led by robust demand for cars and electronics manufacturing equipment as the world's third-largest economy continues its recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Japan's gross domestic product expanded for a seventh straight quarter in July-September due...

  • Qualcomm Inc. CEO Steve Mollenkopf.

    Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm on Monday rejected rival Broadcom's $103 billion takeover bid, saying the offer "dramatically" undervalued the U.S. company.

  • TOKYO, Nov 1- Japanese stocks yet again scaled a 21- year high on Wednesday, cheered by booming profits for Japan Inc. including exporters such as Sony and Nitto Denko. Industrial tape maker Nitto Denko rallied 6.3 percent after it raised its annual net profit forecast to 98 billion yen from 70 billion yen, thanks in part to strong sales for optical films used...

  • TOKYO, Nov 1- Japanese stocks scaled a fresh 21- year high on Wednesday morning, cheered by booming profits for Japan Inc. including exporters such as Sony and Nitto Denko. Industrial tape maker Nitto Denko rallied 5.7 percent to a record high after it raised its annual net profit forecast to 98 billion yen from 70 billion yen, thanks in part to strong sales for...

  • Oct 17- Semiconductor equipment maker Lam Research Corp reported a 52 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday as the company reaped the rewards of chipmakers stepping up investments in technology and capacity. The company's net income more than doubled to $590.7 million, or $3.21 per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 24, from $236.8 million, or $1.47 per...

  • TOKYO, Oct 13- Japan's exports likely grew for a tenth straight month in September buoyed by upbeat demand from overseas, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, underscoring a steady economic recovery. As a result, Japan likely posted trade surplus of 559.8 billion yen in September, which would be the fourth straight month in the black. "Exports continue to be upbeat,...

  • Gary Dickerson, Applied Materials

    Jim Cramer sits down with Applied Materials chief Gary Dickerson for the latest on the strength in display chips.

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support healthy economic growth. Export growth is seen likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should underpin policymakers'...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support healthy economic growth. Export growth is seen likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should underpin policymakers'...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support healthy economic growth. Export growth is seen likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should underpin policymakers'...

  • The hard drive assembly line at Western Digital.

    Western Digital has offered to drop out of a bid for Toshiba's semiconductor business in return for a stronger position in the two companies' chip joint venture.

  • TOKYO, Aug 31- Japan's industrial output fell more than expected in July, pulling back from the previous month's gain, as manufacturers curbed production of general-purpose and electrical machinery in a likely sign of a temporary slowdown in factory activity. Still, manufacturers forecast factory output would rebound in August, underscoring the view that...

  • Wild moves in semiconductor stocks are telling the truth

    Jim Cramer goes over the stocks of Nvidia, Applied Materials and Micron to see if the charts can tell him anything about their future.

  • Cramer's charts uncover which wild moves in the semiconductor stocks are telling the truth

    Jim Cramer goes over the stocks of Nvidia, Applied Materials and Micron to see if the charts can tell him anything about their future.

  • Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, holds a Nvidia Drive PX Auto-Pilot Computer during the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California, last March.

    Jim Cramer goes over the stocks of Nvidia, Applied Materials and Micron to see if the charts can tell him anything about their future.