Ethel Jiang, provided by Published 6:30 am CDT, Friday, March 15, 2019 Samantha Lee/Business Insider Nvidia's stock shed nearly half of its value from November to January after the chipmaker delivered disappointing third-quarter results and later cut its fourth-quarter revenue guidance. But shares recovered a bit as its fourth-quarter results topped Wall Street estimates and after it beat out Intel in the race for acquiring Mellanox Technologies. To distill the latest arguments for and against investing in Nvidia, Markets Insider asked the Wall Street analysts carrying the stock's highest and lowest price targets the same questions. Watch Nvidia trade live. Nvidia has sparked extreme views among Wall Street analysts. The bulls say Nvidia is a dominant player in many segments including data center, professional visualization (pro-vis) and automotive. However, bears say Nvidia's valuation has gotten out of control and that it faces pretty decent competition in the … [Read more...] about Wall Street’s biggest Nvidia bull and bear debate how crypto, data-center competition, and the China slowdown will impact the chip giant (NVDA)
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Ethel Jiang, provided by Published 9:54 am CST, Thursday, December 27, 2018 Fabrizio Bensch/REUTERS AMD and Nvidia's gaming chips are facing falling prices on secondary platforms such as Newegg, Amazon, and eBay, according to RBC. Their decreasing average selling prices could indicate a slowdown in the gaming business, according to RBC analyst Mitch Steves. Weakness could also be related to cooling crypto-mining activities, Steves added. Watch AMD and Nvidia trade live. Chipmakers such as AMD and Nvidia are under pressure as their gaming chips are losing pricing power, RBC says. Prices on secondary platforms such as Newegg, Amazon and eBay are falling, according to the firm. For example, AMD's mid-range chip RX 580 was selling at $249 to $299 on Amazon a month ago, but is now priced at around $189. Meanwhile, Nvidia's high-end graphics card GTX 1070 has seen its selling price continue to slide since February. Their decreasing average selling prices could … [Read more...] about AMD and Nvidia are facing near-term pressure as cheaper gaming chips are flooding the secondary market, RBC says (AMD, NVDA)
Dec 26, 10:19 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Harsh Chauhan 12/26/18 AT 10:18 PM Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) has been in hot water of late because of the waning demand for graphics cards used in cryptocurrency mining. Higher inventory levels are bringing graphics-card prices back to normal levels and hurting AMD's finances.This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool.The company's top and bottom lines are expected to drop slightly in the fourth quarter. For comparison, AMD's revenue had shot up 33% annually in the same period last year and it had posted a nice profit, versus a loss in the prior-year period. It is natural for AMD investors to be worried by this slowdown, but they shouldn't forget that the company is making the right moves in another important area at Intel's (NASDAQ:INTC) expense.AMD keeps chipping away at Intel's CPU … [Read more...] about Will This Be AMD’s Big Break In 2019?
Dec 26, 1:51 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Harsh Chauhan 12/26/18 AT 1:47 AM It's been a roller-coaster ride for NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) in 2018. The all-conquering graphics chip specialist looked unstoppable for the majority of the year thanks to terrific growth in its PC gaming and data center businesses. However, tragedy struck in mid-November once the chipmaker announced that its growth is going to hit a wall.This article originally appeared in The Motley Fool.The root of the problemNVIDIA's revenue growth is expected to drop into the single digits this quarter. The reason: weak demand for graphics cards. Cryptocurrency mining was a key catalyst for graphics card sales and pricing. Miners bought GPUs (graphics processing units) in droves when mining digital currencies such as bitcoin was profitable, creating a supply shortfall that led to a massive rise in prices.But the … [Read more...] about Weak Crypto-Mining Demand Is Hurting NVIDIA’s Cash Flow Momentum
Sep 27, 5:14 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Markets / FinanceMillennial Money By Ranjitha Shastry 09/11/18 AT 1:00 AM Cryptocurrencies are steadily gaining in popularity and crypto products are being evaluated by watchdogs across the globe as investment options. But there is a way to gain from this crypto-mania other than by investing in cryptocurrencies or crypto products: cryptocurrency mining. Also called crypto mining, it is a process of adding transactions to the blockchain and also releasing new currency. The mining process involves competing with other cryptominers to solve complicated mathematical problems. The first cryptocurrency miner to crack the code is rewarded by being able to authorize the transaction. And in return for the service provided, cryptominers earn small amounts of cryptocurrency of their own. Since the difficulty in mining of various crypto currency is constantly changing, … [Read more...] about Cryptocurrency Mining: Top 5 Coins To Mine In 2018