Chip-equipment companies suggest a recovery is on the way

2019-10-31

Companies that sell equipment to make semiconductors are showing strong gains in earnings and on Wall Street, suggesting that they are seeing the earliest signs of a recovery in the beleaguered sector. KLA Corp. KLAC, -2.27%  reported adjusted fiscal first-quarter earnings of $2.48 a share on revenue of $1.41 billionRead More →

AMD gets mixed reviews as stock falls after earnings

2019-10-30

AMD’s latest earnings didn’t do much to change minds, as bulls cheered momentum in new product lines while those on the sidelines expressed concern about margins. Shares of AMD AMD, -2.03%  were off 1.8% on Wednesday after the company posted results in line with expectations while coming up a bitRead More →

Nvidia says business is back to normal after a year of strife

2019-08-16

After a double whammy of a crypto-mining-influenced decline in its core gaming business and a slowdown in its previously surging data-center business over the past year, Nvidia Corp. says business is back to normal. Nvidia reported fiscal-second-quarter results that topped Wall Street expectations Thursday, with revenue growing 17% sequentially toRead More →

Qualcomm is among biggest victims of Huawei fight

2019-07-31

Qualcomm Inc. is getting hurt by the U.S.-China trade war, just as the world’s biggest economies move to the next generation of cell-phone-network technology. Qualcomm QCOM, -2.21%  gave a disappointing outlook for its fourth quarter Wednesday, with much of the disappointment coming from two big issues related to China: tradeRead More →

All hopes for AMD now rest on the holiday season

2019-07-31

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is putting all its chips in one basket: The holiday season. AMD reported on-target second-quarter results Tuesday, but also gave a disappointing forecast for the third quarter, as sales of its custom chips for videogame consoles continue to decline. AMD AMD, +1.16%  shares fell more thanRead More →