NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- "Caution" is the word in this technology earnings season, with heavyweights such as Intel (INTC), Texas Instruments (TXN - Get Report), IBM (IBM) and Seagate (STX - Get Report) lamenting spending softness and currency losses. Silicon Valley CEOs and CFOs, however, say there's no need to panic.
"It's not like we're heading for a global decline or anything," he said in an interview. "The important thing is that we're still growing, and we're likely to grow."
Texas Instruments, which is seen as a key barometer for the broader tech sector, nonetheless said customers are cautious about placing new orders.Hard-drive specialist Seagate echoed this sentiment in its fiscal fourth-quarter results, released on Monday. "As we were exiting the quarter, there were a lot of macro headwinds that made it difficult to predict revenue," said Seagate CFO Pat O'Malley during an interview. "Our OEMs
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