The PC boom has gone bust, and we are about to see the results ahead of Black Friday

The pandemic-fueled personal-computer boom has ended, so how will that affect demand and pricing for PCs and the retailers that sell them this holiday season? A sense of the fallout will be provided in the week ahead with results due from PC makers Dell Technologies Inc. DELL, +0.67% and HP Inc. HPQ, +0.17%, along with … Read more

Opinion: This record number in Nvidia earnings is a scary sight

Nvidia Corp.’s financial results had a bit of a surprise for investors, and not on the good side — product inventories doubled to a record high as the chip company gears up for a questionable holiday season. Nvidia reported fiscal third-quarter revenue that was slightly better than analysts’ reduced expectations Wednesday, but the numbers weren’t … Read more

Chinese takeover of biggest UK chip plant blocked by government

The global chip shortage will continue, and consumers will have to pay for it, an analyst from the International Data Corporation said. Sasirin Pamai | Istock | Getty Images The U.K. government has blocked the takeover of the country’s largest microchip factory by a Chinese-owned firm over concerns it may undermine national security. Grant Shapps, … Read more

Apple to launch a foldable iPad rather than iPhone in 2024: Analyst

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at an event at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 7, 2022. At a presentation dubbed Far Out, Apple is set to unveil the iPhone 14 line, a fresh slate of smartwatches and new AirPods. Nic Coury | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple will likely launch an … Read more

Nvidia stock fall after U.S. moves to restrict its data-center sales in China

Nvidia Corp. shares fell in extended trading Wednesday after the graphics-chip specialist disclosed that the U.S. government is seeking to restrict its data-center business in China. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nvidia NVDA, -2.42% revealed that the U.S. has installed new license requirements for its A100 and forthcoming H100 integrated circuits … Read more

Hewlett Packard Enterprise earnings and revenue grow, forecast beats expectations

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s profit and revenue grew last quarter, and executives on Tuesday predicted more earnings growth to round out the fiscal year. HPE HPE, -0.51% reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $409 million, or 31 cents a share, on revenue of $7 billion, up from $6.9 billion a year ago. After adjusting for stock-based … 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

GameStop, Salesforce, Netflix, Alphabet, Nvidia, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

Text size Uncredited U.S. stock and bond markets will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. A handful of major companies report later this week, with the economic-data highlight being jobs Friday. HP and Salesforce . com will report on Tuesday, followed by Chewy, GameStop , and Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Wednesday. CrowdStrike Holdings , Hormel Foods , Lululemon Athletica , … Read more

Warren Buffett Spends Big as Stock Market Sells Off

The stock market’s selloff has been bad news for most investors. The Omaha-based company bought 901,768 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY 5.68% last week, according to a regulatory filing. The move makes Occidental, in which Berkshire began buying shares in late February, one of its 10 biggest holdings. In the past few months, Berkshire … Read more

Warren Buffett Says Markets Have Become a ‘Gambling Parlor’

OMAHA, Neb.—As recently as February, Warren Buffett lamented he wasn’t finding much out there that was worth buying.  That is no longer the case. After a yearslong deal drought, Mr. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B -2.55% is opening up the spending spigot again. It forged an $11.6 billion deal to buy insurer Alleghany Corp. Y … Read more