Saturday, October 21, 2017

Week in review: Netflix, Taiwan Semi, Maxim earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

IBD 50 chip-gear stock Ichor hits record high on bullish report. (Oct. 20, 2017)

Apple might have just 2 million iPhone X units at launch. (Oct. 20, 2017)

Maxim Integrated Products reaps price-target hikes post-earnings. (Oct. 20, 2017)

Maxim shares rise late on earnings beat, bullish guidance. (Oct. 19, 2017)

Apple stock falls on “anemic” iPhone 8 demand, production cuts. (Oct. 19, 2017)

Top analog chip stocks get price-target hikes on strong fundamentals. (Oct. 19, 2017)

Adobe Systems rockets on 2018 outlook, price-target hikes. (Oct. 19, 2017)

Taiwan Semiconductor beats third-quarter sales, earnings views. (Oct. 19, 2017)

Apple iPhone X production finally ramping up, easing concerns. (Oct. 18, 2017)

Chipmaker Cavium hits buy point ahead of earnings. (Oct. 18, 2017)

Electronic Arts loses the force after delaying Star Wars game. (Oct. 18, 2017)

ASML earnings top but chip-gear maker guides low. (Oct. 18, 2017)

Lam Research beats September-quarter targets, guides higher. (Oct. 17, 2017)

Apple iPhone X production woes weighing on suppliers. (Oct. 17, 2017)

Garmin brings Amazon Alexa voice controls to the car. (Oct. 17, 2017)

Netflix stock falls despite third-quarter subscriber beat. (Oct. 17, 2017)

Netflix beats on third-quarter subscriber gains; Stock climbs. (Oct. 16, 2017)

Nvidia price target hiked, Macom downgraded, Xilinx touted. (Oct. 16, 2017)

Adobe Systems hits “air pocket,” downgraded on growth hopes. (Oct. 16, 2017)

Apple stock gets an upgrade on move to higher-margin iPhones. (Oct. 16, 2017)

Photo: Netflix home screen featuring “Stranger Things.”

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Week in review: Taylor Swift app, Steven Spielberg signs with Apple

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Netflix binges on price-target hikes ahead of Q3 earnings. (Oct. 13, 2017)

Apple iPhone X deliveries could be 2 months after preorders. (Oct. 13, 2017)

HP stock gets lift from bullish 2018 earnings guidance. (Oct. 13, 2017)

Nvidia stock rated buy on data center, AI, self-driving car markets. (Oct. 13, 2017)

Lam Research, other chip-gear stocks earn price-target hikes. (Oct. 13, 2017)

Nvidia scores price-target hike; Chip-gear firms notch new highs. (Oct. 12, 2017)

Smart speaker sales to spike this holiday with Amazon seen leading. (Oct. 12, 2017)

IBD 50 stock Kemet continues streak of multiyear highs. (Oct. 12, 2017)

Netflix rate hikes demonstrate its pricing power, analyst says. (Oct. 12, 2017)

Glu Mobile turnaround taking shape thanks to Taylor Swift. (Oct. 12, 2017)

Teen survey reveals hottest video games this holiday season. (Oct. 11, 2017)

Surveys show pent-up demand for Apple’s new iPhones. (Oct. 11, 2017)

Netflix stock gets price-target hikes on upbeat forecasts. (Oct. 11, 2017)

Chip-equipment maker Ichor hits new high in wake of breakout. (Oct. 10, 2017)

Apple, Spielberg team on first big streaming video deal: report. (Oct. 10, 2017)

Apple iPhone X supercycle might not materialize: analyst. (Oct. 10, 2017)

This could push Apple to $1 trillion market cap, analyst says. (Oct. 10, 2017)

Nvidia shares jump as chip leader debuts computer for self-driving cars. (Oct. 10, 2017)

Netflix notches new high as analysts see rate hikes as smart move. (Oct. 9, 2017)

Apple seen benefiting from Trump tax plan, boosting shares. (Oct. 9, 2017)

Video game stocks “heading into choppy waters,” analyst says. (Oct. 9, 2017)

Photo: Pop singer Taylor Swift.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Week in review: Netflix rate hike, e-sports spotlight

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Can e-sports’ armchair gladiators vanquish hulking NFL players? (Oct. 6, 2017)

Square snares sellers with sticky services in financial tech. (Oct. 6, 2017)

U.S. homes with smart speakers more than triple from year ago. (Oct. 5, 2017)

Netflix stock breaks out as internet TV network reveals price hikes. (Oct. 5, 2017)

Microsoft stock upgraded to buy on Office, Azure, video games. (Oct. 5, 2017)

Netflix stock gets boost from bullish report by UBS. (Oct. 4, 2017)

Apple grapples with iPhone X delay rumors, iPhone 8 flaw reports. (Oct. 4, 2017)

Last year’s iPhones seen as better deal than latest models. (Oct. 3, 2017)

Tesla stock falls on Model 3 production miss due to bottlenecks. (Oct. 3, 2017)

Tesla shares dip after third-quarter vehicle delivery report. (Oct. 2, 2017)

Apple iPhone X demand strong, but supply is a growing concern. (Oct. 2, 2017)

Roku refreshes streaming device lineup for holiday season. (Oct. 2, 2017)

Photo: Scene from season two of “Stranger Things.” (Netflix)

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Week in review: Roku IPO, Micron earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

New stock Roku continues to soar on second day after IPO. (Sept. 29, 2017)

Short sellers step up bets against Netflix, Amazon, Facebook. (Sept. 29, 2017)

Nvidia gets price-target hike on artificial intelligence view. (Sept. 29, 2017)

Video game stocks hot as holiday season looms. (Sept. 29, 2017)

GoPro launches new action cameras ahead of holiday season. (Sept. 28, 2017)

Wall Street’s Apple forecasts are too optimistic, brokerage says. (Sept. 28, 2017)

Applied Materials touted for upbeat guidance, stock buyback plan. (Sept. 28, 2017)

Applied Materials jumps on stock buyback, earnings target. (Sept. 27, 2017)

Netflix stock gets thumbs up from fresh analyst report. (Sept. 27, 2017)

Apple iPhone X production estimate cut by Wall Street firm. (Sept. 27, 2017)

Micron scores price-target increases after beat-and-raise quarter. (Sept. 27, 2017)

Memory-chip maker Micron crushes fourth-quarter earnings views. (Sept. 26, 2017)

Microsoft talks up artificial intelligence, cloud, quantum computing. (Sept. 26, 2017)

Nvidia strikes China deals for AI, cloud computing, self-driving cars. (Sept. 26, 2017)

Apple Watch Series 3 surprise hit, steals limelight from iPhone 8. (Sept. 25, 2017)

Photo: Roku set-top box and home screen.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Week in review: Apple iPhone 8 hits stores, Adobe posts earnings

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Smaller crowds greet Apple’s iPhone 8 as many wait for iPhone X. (Sept. 22, 2017)

Micron Technology has tailwinds heading into fourth-quarter report. (Sept. 21, 2017)

Apple iPhone X production, supply likely delayed: analyst. (Sept. 21, 2017)

Activision assembles 12 teams for first Overwatch League season. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Apple Watch Series 3 tarnished by cellular glitch reports. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Best Buy’s four-year sales, earnings outlook disappoints. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Adobe stock dinged by marketing software bookings miss. (Sept. 20, 2017)

Adobe Systems beats third-quarter sales, earnings targets. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Chipmakers Nvidia, Micron receive price-target hikes. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Universal Display looking bright after Goldman Sachs report. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Nintendo stock jumps on upgrade, Switch’s sales prospects. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Best Buy stock falls as retailer sets sales, earnings goals. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Apple stock gets price-target hike on higher product prices. (Sept. 19, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 demand isn’t looking so hot, signs show. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Semiconductor-equipment stocks shift into high gear. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Nvidia stock soars to new high on bullish analyst reports. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Hulu beats Netflix, Amazon to milestone in Emmy Award victory. (Sept. 18, 2017)

Photo: Apple iPhone 8 (Apple)

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Week in review: Apple introduces iPhone X

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Apple’s best iPhone — at least until November — goes on sale. (Sept. 15, 2017)

Nvidia stock breaks out, hits all-time high on bullish report. (Sept. 15, 2017)

These chip stocks broke out in bullish trading action. (Sept. 15, 2017)

Adobe sales, earnings growth seen slowing, but still healthy. (Sept. 15, 2017)

Top chip-gear makers rally as Lam Research hits record high. (Sept. 14, 2017)

Nvidia’s data center business might be bigger than reported. (Sept. 14, 2017)

Apple kicks off augmented-reality era with new iPhones. (Sept. 14, 2017)

Dolby, Universal Display boosted by new Apple iPhones. (Sept. 13, 2017)

These chip stocks seen benefiting from new Apple iPhones. (Sept. 13, 2017)

IRobot stock attacked by home appliance vendor SharkNinja. (Sept. 13, 2017)

Late debut for iPhone X disappoints Apple investors. (Sept. 13, 2017)

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, but you can’t get one until Nov. 3. (Sept. 12, 2017)

IBD 50 stock Control4 surges on brokerage’s price-target hike. (Sept. 11, 2017)

Apple stock not likely to get lift from iPhone launch event. (Sept. 11, 2017)

Spoiler alert: Likely Apple iPhone names, other details leaked. (Sept. 11, 2017)

Photo: Apple iPhone X smartphone (Apple)

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Week in review: Control4, Activision up on news

The following is a roundup of my stories from

Control4 stock upgraded to buy on trade-show buzz. (Sept. 8, 2017)

Activision video game “Destiny 2” off to good start. (Sept. 8, 2017)

New iPhone 8 production problems could delay launch. (Sept. 8, 2017)

Wireless operators could be stingy on iPhone 8 deals: analyst. (Sept. 7, 2017)

GoPro, Fitbit shares perk up on improved outlook, partnership. (Sept. 7, 2017)

Activision Blizzard seen getting earnings boost from Overwatch League. (Sept. 7, 2017)

Broadcom, Intel could benefit from investor shift to value stocks. (Sept. 6, 2017)

Apple stock gets price-target hike before iPhone 8 “supercycle.” (Sept. 6, 2017)

Top questions Apple will face at Sept. 12 iPhone event. (Sept. 5, 2017)

IBD 50 chip stock hits buy point on upgrade, but then retreats. (Sept. 5, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 seen lifting Universal Display sales, earnings. (Sept. 5, 2017)

Apple iPhone 8 drawing less interest than last year’s model. (Sept. 5, 2017)

Photo: Control4 home automation and control software. (Control4)