Applied Micro Circuits Corp
When it comes to servers, Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has all but won this leg of the race. Rival Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) has fallen well behind, much to their chagrin, and to hear them tell it, the market they serve. Both Intel and AMD share the x86 architecture, which serves as the backbone for the majority of PCs and server applications but has yet to make a significant break more »
Well-known circuit maker Altera (NASDAQ: ALTR) recently raised some eyebrows with its purchase of a prominent subsidiary of rival Applied Micro Circuits (NASDAQ: AMCC). Although the deal's terms were not immediately available, this represents a major transaction for both companies. Known as TRACK, the Danish entity is a prominent producer of optical transport network or "OTN" devices. This is a booming market that some industry analysts expect to account more »
The Big Wave Trading portfolio remains under a NEUTRAL signal. However, we did switch to a BUY signal for 2 days before switching back to NEUTRAL. Fortunately for us, we have already closed shop on our model for the year. After the final and barely successful SELL signal it was decided that with the current price/volume pattern in the overall market, the upcoming Fiscal Cliff drama, and the news more »
During an earnings season that was marked with a trend of conservative spending and slow growth there are some companies that broke the trend with breakout quarters. Last week I looked at the top five earning performers of this last quarter, and made an assessment based on the information. In this article we’re looking at the runner-ups, and determining the best way to play each stock.
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