Tag: Industrial Electronics

Senate passes bill that targets China and chips in 68-32 vote

The Democratic-run Senate, with some Republican support, passed legislation on Tuesday that targets China and aims to support the American semiconductor industry, in a sign...

Tesla price increases caused by major issues sourcing critical parts, Elon Musk says

Major issues sourcing key parts for the production of Tesla’s automobiles are behind recent increases to the cost of the electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said...

Nvidia sales hit records again amid chip shortage, and earnings outlook suggests more to come

Nvidia Corp. broke several quarterly sales records and forecast revenue growth as much as $1 billion above Wall Street estimates for the current quarter Wednesday,...

Apple vs. Epic: Why cloud gaming became a hot topic at landmark antitrust trial

The headlines in week one of the Epic Games Inc.-Apple Inc. trial were mostly about exorbitant commission fees charged by the App Store. But a...

Have you held any of these 20 stocks long term? Your current dividend yield might surprise you

Income-seeking investors love dividend stocks, many of which have attractive yields when compared to bond yields. They might like them even more when they realize...

Opinion: Intel’s data-center customers may be ‘digesting,’ but AMD’s buffet is wide open

While Intel Corp. says data-center customers are “digesting,” they seem to still be bellying up to a longtime rival’s buffet. Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s server-chip...

AMD stock rises as earnings top Street view, data-center sales more than double

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose in the extended session Tuesday after the chip maker said data-center revenue more than doubled and results topped Wall Street...

Opinion: Intel’s new CEO has another big problem to fix

Intel Corp.’s new chief executive, Pat Gelsinger, has another urgent problem to deal with, in addition to restoring the chip giant’s manufacturing business to its...

The pandemic’s differing earnings effects will be on display with tech, airline reports

The first big week of earnings season will kick off with a study in contrasts. The tech and airline sectors feature prominently on the earnings...

Nvidia steps up competition with Intel and AMD with first data-center CPU, based on Arm

Nvidia Corp. is stepping up its artificial-intelligence competition with Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. by introducing a new central processing unit to crunch...

SoftBank snaps up $2.8 billion stake in Norway robotics firm

Japanese investment giant SoftBank has agreed to pay $2.8 billion for a 40% stake in Norwegian warehouse automation company AutoStore. SoftBank SFTBY, +4.87% will buy...

Opinion: Huge demand for memory chips remains, so what is Micron doing about it?

Micron Technology Inc. needs to supply more memory chips in the current semiconductor shortage, but a decision in 2019 to lower production during a downturn...

Bingeing March Madness: Here’s how to stream the 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament

There are plenty of ways to stream March Madness, but for hardcore cord-cutters, the options are severely limited. The 2021 Men’s NCAA Tournament tips off...

Square to take majority stake in Tidal streaming service

Shares of Square Inc. were off more than 4% in morning trading Thursday after the company announced that it plans to take a majority stake...

Square’s ‘Year of the Cash App’ finishes with debate over profits

Square Inc. capped off what one analyst called “The Year of the Cash App” with surging revenues and improved user growth for its mobile wallet,...

Opinion: 7 ways to cash in on the boom in videogames and esports

Like millions of other folks, I have maintained my sanity during the COVID-19 pandemic through videogames. To an older generation that may sound odd, but...

Worldwide chip shortage expected to last into next year, and that’s good news for semiconductor stocks

A global shortage of semiconductors has pushed chip stocks to record highs, and analysts expect that chips will continue to be in short supply at...

Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor snapped up by Japanese tech giant for $6 billion

Shares in Dialog Semiconductor 0OLN, +5.98% soared 21% on Monday, after Japan’s Renesas Electronics snapped up the U.K.-listed Apple supplier for €4.9 billion ($5.9 billion)....

Opinion: These trading strategies can make the stock market’s trend your friend

An orchestrated short-squeeze on GameStop and AMC Entertainment Holdings lured traders into the stock market last month for a chance to strike it rich. Some...

Here’s what the robot fund that’s beating the S&P 500 is investing in now

Shares of the videogame retailer are up 23% in premarket trading after Monday’s wild session. To some, this is stirring memories of the dot-com boom...

Intel earnings: We know who the next CEO is, but what decisions will be made before he arrives?

As Pat Gelsinger returns to Intel Corp. as chief executive, investors are likely to skim past the chip maker’s quarterly results and short-term outlook to...

The COVID-19 earnings recession is expected to remain, but an end may be in sight

After the holiday quarter last year snapped an earnings recession, the same is not expected this year — but it isn’t impossible, and may happen...

Intel stock rallies further as CEO switch fuels hope of ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Intel Corp. won praise for replacing its chief executive as multiple analysts upgraded the chip giant’s stock. Shares of Intel INTC, +3.94% were up 5.1%...

Micron earnings: Memory-chip demand has pushed stock to highest prices since dot-com boom

Micron Technology Inc. is expected to execute an about-face earnings report compared with a quarter ago, as prices and demand for memory chips turned on...

Five investing rules from a money manager who crushes the stock market — and his take on the best companies to own now

One of the great things about writing for MarketWatch is that I regularly get to interview smart people about the stock market to learn key...