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What's more, the number of new highs on the Nasdaq is down sharply from a month ago -- not an encouraging sign.
Charts say Applied Materials, KLA-Tencor and Yelp could have a very happy new year.
More mega-deals get done, Intel and Nvidia face stiffer competition, and Snapchat receives more scrutiny after a successful IPO, among other forecasts.
Investors with vision have been accumulating these stocks.
Goldman Sachs analyst Toshiya Hari upgraded shares of the semiconductor equipment provider on Monday to 'conviction buy.'
Here are Wednesday's top research calls, including upgrades for Akamai and Kroger, and downgrades for Prudential and Qualcomm.
Booming demand for mobile storage and data center solid state drives is helping memory makers. Hard drive makers are benefiting indirectly for now, but they have reasons to be nervous.
Index funds are great, Jim Cramer says, but he encourages investors to do some smart stock picking.
This is new doctrine having to do with innovation and the stifling of innovation to create new products.
M&A dollar volume is down as dealmakers worry about political uncertainties at home and abroad.
Regulatory issues will weigh on this deal, because of populist politics.
Cramer shares his views on the unkillable market. NXP Semiconductor, Walgreens and Dow Chemical are among the stocks discussed.
Prospective deals are hijacking an earnings-based focus on fundamentals.
KLA-Tencor (KLAC) late yesterday posted 2017 first-quarter results that surpassed analysts' expectations.
You will have good days and bad days, but what matters most is that you stick with it.
The market still looks at them as if they were old-fashioned semiconductor makers.
Don't ignore a big shift for American Express and don't dig in your heels, says Jim Cramer.
KLA-Tencor (KLAC) posted 2017 first-quarter results that beat analysts' expectations after today's closing bell.
KLA-Tencor and Lam Research scuttled their merger plans. Now what?
The name remains one of the best-managed semiconductor equipment companies in the world.
Consistency and discipline are two values this market has sorely lacked in 2016, Cramer says.
Samsung's smartphone recall could eventually hit semiconductor suppliers like Lam Research, KLA-Tencor and Applied Materials, says Jim Cramer.
Cramer shares his views on what transcends negativity. Honeywell, Google and AT&T are among the stocks discussed.
KLA-Tencor (KLAC) and Lam Research (LRCX) ended their $10.6 billion merger agreement this week, prompting Needham to raise its rating on KLA stock.