Google and IBM are among the bellwethers reporting next week.
Yahoo is downgraded to 'market perform,' and SolarCity is initiated with a 'buy.'
JetBlue is upgraded to 'hold,' and Yelp is initiated with an 'equal weight.'
This stock trades at a low price-to-earnings ratio and carries $6 a share on its balance sheet.
Taser is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to above average.'
Combine computing with manufacturing and you get 'making.' Add robotics and you have what could prove to be the next great merger of technologies.
With management raising revenue guidance, fiscal 2013 might be an even bigger year for the chip maker.
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