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A Micron-Fueled Chip Stock Rally Says a Lot About Expectations for the Sector

Eric Jhonsa

Time and time again over the last six months, chip stocks have shown a knack for reminding us just how low Wall Street's expectations are for the group, thanks to trade tensions and a cyclical downturn. May quarter report is the latest case in point -- particularly given that chip equipment makers are joining chip suppliers in trading higher. Certainly, much of what was shared via Micron's earnings report and call was far from rosy.