Earnings Could Call Smartphone Dip

As we move further into December quarter earnings releases, we are hearing from more companies that can help us round out the early image of how a particular industry is doing. We saw that last week with the financials when a slew of them, including Goldman Sachs (GS), Citigroup (C), American Express (AXP), Bank of America (BAC) and others, reported.

This week, we'll start to get a better picture of how tech is holding up, particularly when it comes to smartphones. Ahead of the pack, Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) delivered better-than-expected quarterly results. However, market research firm Trendforce has published a report that calls for a 5.4% dip in March quarter smartphone shipments compared to the recently completed December quarter....539 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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