Why traders are bearish about the semiconductor sector

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From ETF Professor: Earnings season for the semiconductor industry does not start earnest until next week when over 34 percent of the members in the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index (XSOX) report results.
NASDAQ:SOXX January 17, 2019 4:24pm

Investors Beginning To Flee Hard-Hit Semiconductor ETFs

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From Zacks: iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX - Free Report) , the most popular semiconductor ETF, had record outflows of $393 million in the week ended Sep 7. Of this $259 million was pulled out on the day alone, the most since its inception in July 2001.
NASDAQ:SOXX September 13, 2018 6:29am

Will Plunging Crypto Mining Demand Hurt Semiconductors? (SOXX)

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From Zacks: The once-soaring semiconductor space had hit the wall this year with ETFs returning more-or-less 3% so far (as of Aug 16, 2018). Factors that thwarted growth in the space this year were news of Nvidia's (NVDA - Free Report) suspension of self-driving car tests on public roads in March, heightened trade war talks between the United States and China and the slump in cryptocurrency price (read: Should You Snap Up Downtrodden Semiconductor ETFs Now?).
NASDAQ:SOXX August 20, 2018 6:11am

ETFs To Buy Amid Trump’s Trade Wars (SOXX)

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From Zacks: Trade war fears between the United States and its trading partners have been rife since March. Trump's announcement in early March that the United States will impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports first spooked the market.
NASDAQ:SOXX June 4, 2018 6:07am

The Best And Worst Performing ETFs Of May (SOXX)

From Zacks: Turning a deaf ear tothe maxim -- "sell in May and go away" -- Wall Street held its head high in the month. The proverb is actually ingrained in the S&P 500's awful historical run for the May-to-October period, but was hardly apt for recent years. 
NASDAQ:SOXX June 1, 2018 6:11am

Are Semiconductor Stocks Due For A Major Drop? (SOXX)

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From Joseph Hargett: The market correction in early February set Wall Street on edge. Stocks were clearly overbought and overhyped, and investors rushed for the exits to preserve profits.
NASDAQ:SOXX March 19, 2018 6:11am

Tough Resistance For Intel Stock Could Hamper Semiconductor Sector’s Performance (INTC)

From Dana Lyons: The stock of Intel has been a leader in the broad market as well as the semiconductor sector of late; however, it may be facing some chart resistance stemming from past demons.
NASDAQ:SOXX March 16, 2018 6:50am

Semiconductors Finally Surge To New All-Time Highs (SOXX)

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From Dana Lyons: After setting its all-time high during the dotcom bubble, 18 years later -- to the day -- the PHLX Semiconductor Index is finally scoring a decisive new all-time high.
NASDAQ:SOXX March 10, 2018 6:40am

Make Proxy Bets On Bitcoin & Blockchain With These ETFs (SOXX)

From Zacks: Hopes about a bitcoin ETF were downed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A public letter written by Dalia Blass, director at SEC's Division of Investment Management, in mid Jan stated that there are "significant investor protection issues that need to be examined before sponsors begin offering these funds to retail investors."
NASDAQ:SOXX January 30, 2018 6:12am

Could Semiconductor ETFs Be Hurt By Bitcoin’s Collapse? (SOXX)

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From Zacks: The hottest investment of 2017, bitcoin, hit the brake to start 2018. The cryptocurrency dropped as much as 20% on Jan 17, sliding below $10,000.
NASDAQ:SOXX January 19, 2018 6:15am

Examining Microchip Technology’s Strong Fundamentals (SOXX)

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From Bryce Coward, CFA: From time to time we illustrate our analysis of highly innovative companies in a Knowledge Leader spotlight. Today we look at Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP), a highly innovative semiconductor manufacturer that produces programmable microcontroller products used in autos, computing and lighting, among many other applications.
NASDAQ:SOXX November 16, 2017 8:38am

How To Profit From NVIDIA’s Big Run Using ETFs

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From Zacks: Last week, Nvidia (NVDA - Free Report) reported stronger-than-expected fiscal 2018 third-quarter results.
NASDAQ:SOXX November 12, 2017 7:10am

Semiconductor Explosion Brings Back Memories Of Dotcom Bubble (SOXX)

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From Gary Tanashian: With the Semiconductor sector below but hailing its all-time highs, a lot of images come to mind; chief among them the 1999-2000 stock market bubble.
NASDAQ:SOXX October 6, 2017 12:25pm

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