Intel warns Ohio expansion could be delayed because Congress is dragging its feet on funding

Patrick Gelsinger, Intel CEO, at the WEF in Davos, Switzerland on May 23rd. 2022 Adam Galica | CNBC A large chip factory currently in the early stages of being built outside of Columbus, Ohio, could see its scope scaled back or construction delayed depending on what Congress does with the CHIPS Act, Intel said in … Read more

Worker shortage, supply chain crisis fuel 2022 Top States for Business

A Rivian R1T truck body lowered onto a chassis in the assembly line at the Rivian electric vehicle plant in Normal, Illinois. Georgia is giving the company $ 1.5 billion in subsidies to bring a new $ 5 billion EV plant to the southern state. Brian Cassella | Tribune News Service | Getty Images It … Read more

Simon Property CEO aims to create new sales event as inflation surges

David Simon, chairman and chief executive officer of Simon Property Group Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images David Simon, the chief executive officer of the biggest shopping mall owner in the country, wants to create a new type of annual shopping extravaganza as consumers are increasingly feeling the pinch of inflation just about … Read more

Apple could gain ground against Microsoft Windows with M2 chips

Apple CEO Tim Cook (R) looks at a newly redesigned MacBook Air laptop during the WWDC22 at Apple Park on June 06, 2022 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the annual WWDC22 developer conference. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Apple’s new laptops announced on Monday, featuring the iPhone maker’s next-generation in-house chips, … Read more

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go 2 at $599 with 128GB SSD

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop Go 2 starts at $ 599. Microsoft Microsoft on Wednesday started taking preorders for the Surface Laptop Go 2, the first revision to its entry-level laptop. The PC starts at $ 599, an increase of $ 50 from the original Surface Laptop Go that Microsoft released in 2020. The tech giant is … Read more

Where to find the best value plays in the beaten-up technology sector

Technology stocks have plummeted toward multiyear lows in recent months as investors search for stable, reliable earnings. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite sits 25.2% off its highs, and the index has suffered its worst start to a year on record. As tech stocks have tumbled, investors believe there are some values to be had in select areas … Read more

Chip stock picks to cash in on semiconductor boom

A massive sell-off in semiconductor stocks this year has created an opportunity to buy the dip, Morgan Stanley says, naming the two global chipmakers it expects to dominate. Semiconductor stocks have taken a beating this year, amid a broader sell-off across the tech sector. But Morgan Stanley believes this has created an opportunity to invest … Read more

Electronics set to rise as chip giants like TSMC, Samsung hike prices

A man walks past TSMC’s logo at the company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Sam Yeh | AFP | Getty Images Products that rely on semiconductors are set to get even more expensive as chip foundries prepare to increase their prices, according to analysts. The world’s biggest foundries – including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Samsung and … Read more

Strategists reveal how to trade the sell-off

Investors and strategists have revealed how they’re playing the beaten-down tech sector, naming several stock opportunities in a market they say could be nearing the bottom. Lee Baker, owner and president at Apex Financial Services, described Apple and Microsoft as “good solid companies” for investors to consider right now. Speaking to CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe … Read more

Baupost’s Klarman picks up small-caps, trims a dozen plus losing SPACs

Baupost’s Seth Klarman found a few buying opportunities among small caps during the first quarter’s volatile market, while cutting his stakes in a dozen SPACs that have been hit particularly hard amid rising rates. The longtime value investor added about 1.3 million shares of Gray Television, worth $ 28.5 million at the end of March, … Read more