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  • TOKYO, April 18- Japan's exports rose less than expected in March due to a strong yen, raising some concern about the outlook for shipments on top of anxiety over Washington's criticism of the nation's large trade surplus with the United States. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that threatens to put Japan in the crosshairs of...

  • TOKYO, April 18- Japan's exports rose less than expected in March due to a strong yen, raising some concern about the outlook for shipments on top of anxiety about Washington's criticism of the nation's large trade surplus with the United States. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that threatens to put Japan in the crosshairs of...

  • SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, April 17- A move by the United States to ban American firms selling components to the Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp will also hit a target closer to home: Qualcomm Inc, a U.S. company that is a major supplier of chips for ZTE's phones. The U.S. Department of Commerce slapped a seven-year ban on sales to ZTE on Monday for breaking terms of an...

  • BEIJING, April 16- U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm will refile as early as Monday an application with the Chinese government to clear its $44 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors, sources said, giving regulators more time to decide on the deal and averting a collapse. Analysts, however, said a decision by Mofcom on the deal is unlikely to come before trade and investment...

  • April 14- Two multi-billion dollar takeovers of semiconductor makers are being stalled by Chinese regulatory reviews amid rising U.S.- China trade tensions, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter. China is the only country that has not yet signed off on the deal, or on Toshiba Corp's planned $19 billion sale of its...

  • Micron may not be as cheap as it looks

    Jim Cramer uses the stock of Micron to explain why low price-to-earnings multiples don't always signal good value.

  • Cramer Remix: Weekend jitters, not earnings, drove down JP Morgan and Citigroup

    Jim Cramer assesses J.P. Morgan and Citigroup earnings with a fine-tooth comb and explains why he thinks the stocks could go higher soon.

  • Cramer: Watch out—Micron's stock may not be as cheap as it looks

    Jim Cramer uses the stock of Micron to explain why low price-to-earnings multiples don't always signal good value.

  • Jim Cramer on "Mad Money."

    Jim Cramer assesses J.P. Morgan and Citigroup earnings with a fine-tooth comb and explains why he thinks the stocks could go higher soon.

  • Micron Technology

    Jim Cramer uses the stock of Micron to explain why low price-to-earnings multiples don't always signal good value.

  • AMD, Advanced Microdevices

    Across the 11 S&P 500 sectors, five saw increases in their average short interest as a percentage of shares available for trading.

  • TOKYO, April 6- A Hong Kong- based activist investment fund said Toshiba Corp's chip unit was worth as much as $40 billion, double the sale price agreed with a Bain-led consortium, as it escalated its opposition to the deal. Toshiba Memory, the world's No. 2 producer of NAND chips, is due to be sold for 2 trillion yen but Argyle argues the unit is worth 3.3 trillion yen to...

  • *Co guides Q1 profit of $14.7 bln, vs $13.7 bln analysts' f'casts. "Even if profits start falling in the second half, Samsung will have a strong balance sheet this year," said Song Myung- sup, analyst at HI Investment& Securities, predicting looser supply of DRAM chips to start driving down prices. The global semiconductor leader and Apple Inc smartphone rival forecast...

  • *Co guides Q1 profit of $14.7 bln, vs $13.7 bln analysts' f'casts. "Even if profits start falling in the second half, Samsung will have a strong balance sheet this year," said Song Myung- sup, analyst at HI Investment& Securities, predicting looser supply of DRAM chips to start driving down prices. The global semiconductor leader and Apple Inc smartphone rival forecast...

  • *Co guides Q1 profit of $14.7 bln, vs $13.7 bln analysts' f'casts. "Even if profits start falling in the second half, Samsung will have a strong balance sheet this year," said Song Myung- sup, analyst at HI Investment& Securities, predicting looser supply of DRAM chips to start driving down prices. The global semiconductor leader and Apple Inc smartphone rival forecast...

  • April 4- The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped just over 1 percent on Wednesday as big U.S. manufacturers and chipmakers bore the brunt of a deepening trade conflict between China and the United States. President Donald Trump's claim on Twitter that the two countries were not in a trade war did little to cool fears that have been building since the White House...

  • *Thomson Reuters survey tips 14.5 trln won Q1 profit, up 46 pct. Earnings from its bread-and-butter semiconductor business will amount to almost three quarters of its entire operating profit of $13.7 billion, as analysts estimated Samsung would book about 70 cents in operating profit for every $1 of DRAM chips sold. The world's largest semiconductor and...

  • TOKYO, April 3- Toshiba Corp will not use the option of canceling the $18 billion sale of its memory chip unit unless there is any "major material change" in circumstances, the Japanese conglomerate's new chief executive said on Tuesday. Toshiba was unable to complete the sale to a consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital LP by the agreed deadline of...

  • LONDON, April 3- European stocks tumbled on Tuesday as investors entered the second quarter in a febrile atmosphere of trade tensions and mounting pressure on big technology companies. The pan-European STOXX 600 fell 1 percent, while Germany's DAX declined 1.4 percent, with industrials, financials and healthcare stocks the biggest weights.

  • *China trying to cut reliance on Western tech. BEIJING, March 30- China's finance ministry said on Friday it has introduced tax breaks for chipmakers made in the country, at a time when the government is seeking to reduce dependence on foreign semiconductors amid trade tensions with the United States over technology transfers. The move comes as the United States...