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Micron slumps after reporting sales decline, cutting profit forecast

The company beat analyst estimates for the fourth quarter, but noted that the trade war and slowing demand will likely hit its bottom line in 2020.
A gas station attendant fills cans at a Shell petrol station in Suzuka, Japan, in October 2017.

South Korea and Japan are having their own trade war, and it’s gotten so bad that some South Korean gas stations are refusing to refuel Japanese...

On July 1, Tokyo placed export restrictions on three key materials that South Korea needs to make semiconductors and display screens.
Symantec shares.

Symantec’s stock is spiking on a report Broadcom is in advanced talks to buy the cybersecurity firm

The semiconductor company has recently signaled to Wall Street that it would focus on buying up software companies
Technicians of AMD, the world's second-largest maker of computer microprocessors after Intel Corp, display wafers for the media in the eastern German city of Dresden.

Trump’s trade-war escalation is a ‘major concern’ for chipmakers AMD and Nvidia

AMD and Nvidia fell sharply in pre-market on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to increase tariffs on Chinese goods.
Nvidia Founder, President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang displays Nvidia's Xavier AI car supercomputer as he delivers a keynote address at CES 2017 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs from January 5-8 and is expected to feature 3,800 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 165,000 attendees. (

Nvidia surges after beating on profits and sales expectations

Nvidia, the semiconductor manufacturer, was scheduled to report earnings results after the bell on Thursday.
Strong earnings for chipmakers are sending stocks higher.

Global stocks gain as chip earnings spark tech rally that lifts China equities to 7-week high

"Asian markets focused on the technology rally, overshadowing the trade uncertainties" ahead of more talks, one observer said.
Bob Swan, the chief financial officer and interim CEO of Intel, which reports its fourth-quarter results Thursday.

Intel’s shares plunge 8% as it misses on revenue and earnings and warns trouble in China could mean more pain to come

In addition to falling shy of analysts fourth-quarter estimates, the chip-making giant offered a disappointing outlook for the first quarter.

This formerly dominant and often overlooked sector is at the epicenter of the stock market meltdown

Recent developments have put pressure on the semiconductors sector. And many of those issues can be tied into problems facing the broader market.

Tech stocks take a dive amid fears of a smartphone market slowdown

The selling pressure stemmed from disappointing earnings guidance from Taiwan Semiconductor.
Nvidia CEO Huang speaks during the Reuters Global Technology Summit in San Francisco

Nvidia is a ‘tremendous buying opportunity,’ Evercore says

"We continue to view NVDA as the best growth story in large cap," Evercore said.