On Tap Today: Initial Jobless Claims, National Semiconductor Earnings
National Semiconductor (NSM - Get Report), a maker of microprocessors, is scheduled to report its quarterly numbers today. Analysts expect the company to post a fourth-quarter loss of 3 cents a share, which would be a dramatic decline from the year-ago quarter in which it earned 68 cents a share.
Ahead of the earnings report, the Santa Clara, Calif., company also said it would acquire Swedish mobile-phone maker Wireless Solutions in a deal worth about $23.5 million.
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