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Should Investors Be Wary of Wall Street Bets Against Tech?

The short interest in some major technology stocks has increased sharply in recent weeks. The short sellers’ view may make sense since these companies have helped drive the NASDAQ recovery.
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Intel Earnings Nudge Semiconductor Stocks Forward

Semiconductor stocks climbed higher Friday following the financial results of bellwether chip giant Intel. But despite the robust results that beat Wall Street’s estimates, analysts expect the industry’s revenue growth will cool…

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Applied Materials Fourth-Quarter Earnings More Than Triple

Applied Materials, the world’s largest maker of computer-chip-manufacturing equipment, says its profit for its fiscal fourth quarter more than tripled from the same period a year ago.
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Applied Materials Earnings Top View on Strong Demand

Applied Materials Earnings

Applied Materials, the world’s top semiconductor manufacturing equipment company, reported third quarter results Wednesday, posting earnings and sales that beat analyst estimates. AMAT’s outlook also exceeded analyst expectations, so why hasn’t the stock reacted much?

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Applied Materials Earnings Top View on Strong Demand originally appeared on DailyFinance on Thu, 19 Aug 2010 08:38:00.

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End of the Line: Applied Materials Pulls the Plug on Its Thin-Film Solar Fab

Applied Materials announced it will stop selling its SunFab line of equipment to make amorphous-silicon solar panels.

Applied Materials is cutting its SunFab line of equipment to make amorphous-silicon solar panels. The move marks the end of the semiconductor-equipment giant’s big thin-film solar ambitions. What’s next for AMAT?

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End of the Line: Applied Materials Pulls the Plug on Its Thin-Film Solar Fab originally appeared on DailyFinance on Wed, 21 Jul 2010 19:15:00.

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