NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- "Caution" is the word in this technology earnings season, with heavyweights such as Intel (INTC), Texas Instruments (TXN), IBM (IBM) and Seagate (STX) 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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