• This formerly dominant and often overlooked sector is at the epicenter of the stock-market meltdown

    12 days ago - By Chron

    Reuters / Michael Dalder
    Semiconductors have been a beacon of stock-market outperformance for months, even years.
    But recent headwinds have started to pile up, putting unprecedented pressure on the sector. And many of the issues facing chipmakers can be tied to problems facing the broader market.
    As the stock market melts down, a great deal of attention is being paid to the obvious culprits: banks, oil, and President Donald Trump's continued insistence upon ratcheting up trade tensions.
    But in a less publicized corner of the equity market, selling pressure has raged, driven by an...
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  • This formerly dominant and often overlooked sector is at the epicenter of the stock market meltdown

    This formerly dominant and often overlooked sector is at the epicenter of the stock market meltdown

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Semiconductors have been a beacon of stock-market outperformance for months, even years.
    But recent headwinds have started to pile up, putting unprecedented pressure on the sector. And many of the issues facing chipmakers can be tied into problems facing the broader market.
    As the stock market melts down , a great deal of attention is being paid to the obvious culprits: banks , oil , and President Donald Trump's continued insistence upon ratching trade tensions higher.
    But in a less publicized corner of the equity market, selling pressure has raged, driven by an unfortunate confluence of...
    Read more ...