Chip Boom Loses Steam on Slowing PC Sales, Crypto Rout

Chip Boom Loses Steam on Slowing PC Sales, Crypto Rout.

Opinion: The chip boom likely over, as Micron says it’s in a ‘downturn’

The semiconductor boom of the past two years appears to be ending. Memory chip maker Micron Technology Inc. MU, -1.32% gave a downbeat forecast for its next fiscal quarter Thursday, predicting a massive revenue shortfall ranging from $ 1.5 billion to $ 2.3 billion, as COVID-19 restrictions in China and slower demand for consumer products … Read more

Micron Stock Is Sliding. The Outlook Disappointed.

Text size New Street Research analyst Pierre Ferragu says recent weakness in Micron Technology stock represents an opportunity to buy. Dreamstime Micron Technology stock is trading lower after the memory-chip maker said financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter ending in August will come in well short of previous Street estimates. While analysts had expected … Read more

Stock Market Today: Dow Futures Slip Before Powell Remarks, NIO Stock Drops

Text size Fed chair Jerome Powell will deliver remarks at a central bank summit. Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images Stocks slipped on Wednesday ahead of a summit of top central bankers where investors will closely watch for clues about how high the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. Futures for the Dow Jones … Read more

Micron Stock Slumps After Downgrade. Why the Analyst Fears the Consumer.

Text size Dreamstime Micron Technology stock was slumping in premarket trading Friday after the memory chip manufacturer received the first Sell-equivalent rating since February. Piper Sandler analyst Harsh Kumar downgraded Micron (ticker: MU ) to Underweight from Neutral on Friday, citing concerns over the company’s oversize exposure to consumer markets that will struggle amid macroeconomic … Read more

Qualcomm stock rallies more than 6% as handset sales drive record results, strong outlook

Qualcomm Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Wednesday after the chip maker’s record quarterly results and strong outlook blew past Wall Street estimates and the company assured analysts that demand continues to outstrip supply. Qualcomm QCOM, + 1.20% said it expects adjusted earnings of $ 2.75 to $ 2.95 a share in the third … Read more