Giant Swiss Bank Bought Up Intel, Disney, and AT&T Stock. It Sold AMD.

Text size Julius Baer of Zurich increased its stake in Intel in the fourth quarter. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg A big Swiss bank made a call in chip stocks, and loaded up on media and entertainment shares. Julius Baer of Zurich bought up Intel (ticker: INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), and AT&T (T) stock, and sold the … Read more

Nvidia, AMD, and Other Chip Stocks Slip After Micron Disappoints

Chip stocks were down early Thursday after Micron Technology reported weak results and said demand for semiconductors had softened. Nvidia (ticker: NVDA) declined 0.7% in premarket trading. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) fell 1% and Qualcomm (QCOM) slipped 0.6%. Micron (MU) retreated almost 3% after reporting earnings late Wednesday.

Stocks Poised to Fall Monday

U.S. stocks are poised for a slightly lower open on Monday ahead of another busy week of earnings and the Federal Reserve’s latest decision on interest rates on Wednesday. At 6:22 p.m. Eastern time Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 39 points, or 0.1%, while the S&P 500 futures were down 0.2%, … Read more

The Bad Year of Chipmakers AMD, Nvidia and Intel Turns Into a Nightmare

It’s a bad dream that slowly turned into a nightmare.  And this nightmare doesn’t seem to want to end.  The year 2022 has been a painful journey for semiconductor manufacturers.  Following the example of AMD  (AMD) , Nvidia  (NVDA)  and Intel  (INTC) , which are the three main players in the sector, 2022 is a … Read more

10 Companies That Would Take a Hit From a 15% Minimum Corporate Tax

Text size Nvidia has had a 4.7% tax rate and average pretax profit of $4.8 billion. Here, a cryptocurrency mining rig is equipped with Nvidia Geforce GPU at the Thailand Crypto Expo 2022. Andre Malerba/Bloomberg Democrats proposed lifting the corporate tax rate to help fund their climate and healthcare package, and if the tax remains part … Read more

Intel Stock Could Be Worth More Dead Than Alive. Why This Analyst Sees 50% Upside.

Text size Intel was once the most valuable chip maker in the U.S. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg While badly wounded, Intel isn’t dead yet. And at least one analyst thinks there could be considerably more value in the beleaguered chip company’s shares than Wall Street generally believes. Let’s be clear: The situation is bleak. Intel (ticker: … Read more

Large Fund Sells AMD Stock. It Bought Intel, AT&T and Starbucks.

Text size Dreamstime One of America’s largest public pensions has made big changes in some of its largest investments. In the second quarter, State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio nearly halved an investment in chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (ticker: AMD), and bought more shares of semiconductor rival Intel ( INTC ), telecom firm AT&T … Read more

What to Buy Right Now: 42 Picks From Barron’s Roundtable Pros

To everything there is a season: A time to hide in a bunker with a crash helmet on as stock and bond prices plummet, and a time to wade cautiously into the market in search of newly created bargains. If you’ve been reading the Barron’s Roundtable for a few years, or even decades, you already … Read more

Stocks Are Struggling After Earnings. These 5 Could Soar.

Text size Stock in Advanced Micro Devices has plunged this year. Dreamstime The latest corporate earnings news isn’t giving stocks a lift, but it is still possible to find shares that can jump in response to profit reports. One strategy is to look for beaten-down stocks where Wall Street is increasingly upbeat about profits. It … Read more

Should I Buy HP Stock After Warren Buffett Did?

Text size Shares of HP jumped 15% this past week after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a large stake. Why the stock still looks cheap. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg When Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto, Calif., in 1939, Berkshire Hathaway founder Warren Buffett was eight years old. Eighty-three years later, Buffett added … Read more