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re: Microchip warns it will miss sales target
abraxalito   7/14/2011 7:54:15 AM
Most assuredly correct. And they backed the wrong horse in selecting MIPS for their 32bit devices.

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re: Microchip warns it will miss sales target
selinz   7/13/2011 5:24:37 PM
Microchip has consistently been able to weather the storms. Is the market overreacting?

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re: Microchip warns it will miss sales target
vasanth_d   7/13/2011 4:36:14 AM
One more factor is....growth of ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers. Microchips mcu business is about to decline by these little giants.

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re: Microchip warns it will miss sales target
old account Frank Eory   7/12/2011 6:58:13 PM
Back-to-school will help some manufacturers and retailers, but back-to-work (lower unemployment) would help a lot more!

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re: Microchip warns it will miss sales target
Neo10   7/12/2011 3:35:12 AM
Isn't this the time when back to school leads to nice revenue growths and reduction of stockpile of inventories? This taken in conjunction with the Fabs lower than expected earnings speaks of lackluster mid year and has ominous signs if continued. Some economists have been warning of the faltering of economic recovery, which I am afraid is very scary when clubbed with the uncertainity in EU over Greece and the earthquakes in Japan.

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