Isn't it the against the law for a person who hold an important position like the President of the US to continue attacking a company like Amazon? It can affect the company stock price. He obviously makes use of his position and make the stock price lower intentionally.
Wow! Samsung Electronics fourth-quarter profit up 64 percent on-year to new record
Samsung topples Intel to become the world’s largest chipmaker. Intel is the second largest chip maker now. Recent QR announcements of both Samsung and Intel were amazing.
the world’s largest and second largest chip makers have been doing well recently. It's like the whole semiconductor industry has been doing well recently. Start buying semiconductor stocks now.
Samsung posted its Q4 report, showing $61.8 billion earnings and an operating profit of $11.49 billion. That's a 24% and 73% respective increase over last year's Q4.
The positive results are spearheaded by profitable display and semiconductor businesses as well as growing high-end smartphone sales. That higher demand for Samsung's top-tier smartphones was able to offset slowing lower-end phone sales, although Samsung needed to increase its marketing cost to promote said top-tier phones.
Shares of Broadcom Ltd. AVGO, -0.52% soared 6.2% in premarket trading Wednesday after the company delivered an earnings outlook that came in above expectations. The chip maker said in a release that it expected to report adjusted earnings per share of $5.10, up 40% from a year earlier, for its fiscal first quarter, which ends Feb. 4. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had been predicting adjusted earnings of $4.95 a share.
AMD (Advanced Micro Devices Inc.) shares rallied Wednesday after the chip maker showed strong growth in its computer and graphics business with a significant amount of that estimated to come from cryptocurrency-mining-related sales.
Tech, Energy Bright Spots for Stock Pickers: Barron's Roundtable
Some of Wall Street’s most influential investors are eyeing energy and technology plays as the bull market hums on.
Asked for their best stock picks as part of Barron’s 2018 roundtable discussion, Jeffrey Gundlach, Abby Joseph Cohen, Delphi Management founder Scott Black and other panelists championed technology and energy companies they see profiting from rising tides in those industries.
Four of the nine participants highlighted companies tied in some way to semiconductors, from Samsung Electronics Co. -- Cohen’s pick -- to Lam Research Corp., favored by Black, which manufactures semiconductor processing equipment used in making circuits.