Qualcomm has scored a number of design wins due to its huge portfolio of Snapdragon chips.
Lockheed Martin is downgraded to 'underperform.' Agrium, Mosaic are reinstated with a 'buy.'
Investing for yield isn't timid. It's downright smart.
Goldman downgrades Philip Morris, while CIBC upgrades Potash Corp.
Stable attach rates and expected growth in IT spending should favor the chip designer.
They handily outperformed in 2011, but recent technical action suggests the Dow could be more vulnerable than the now-lagging S&P 500.
The new year may be tougher for the chip maker after a solid 2011.
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