News reports say the Mac maker is considering a move to the same chips used in the iPhone and iPad.
Stocks tumble as several corporate giants report disappointing earnings for the third quarter.
As device makers design from the chip out, this major player's mass-market approach faces trouble.
Stocks are lower after disappointing economic reports from the US and from China.
The chipmaker's fundamentals remain strong even without the Oracle of Omaha.
With good enough hardware, Windows could do some damage.
Wal-Mart and McDonald's are downgraded to 'hold,' and Intuitive Surgical is initiated with an 'outperform.'
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