Semiconductor Stocks: Chip stocks finished higher, ending a two-week slump, but they continued to underperform the S&P 500. Equipment stocks extended losses amid fears of deteriorating outlook. Toshiba takes top spot.
The Chip Insider: IC forecast downgraded. Semi Equipment forecast downgraded. Chip Price-Performance Index: slid in the fourth week of September as end-of-the-quarter selling pressures weighted.
This Month in Electronics & Semi’s:Softness continued in Aug, Sep hotter.