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NI Technology Research Updates Outlooks for First Solar, DragonWave, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Tower Semiconductor, and Silicon Laboratories

Thursday, March 08, 2012

NI Technology Research Updates Outlooks for First Solar, DragonWave, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Tower Semiconductor, and Silicon Laboratories08:00 EST Thursday, March 08, 2012PRINCETON, N.J., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (, an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks on First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR), DragonWave (Nasdaq: DRWI), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM), Tower Semiconductor (Nasdaq: TSEM), and Silicon Laboratories (Nasdaq: SLAB). Next Inning readers leverage the insight you can only get from an industry insider.  Next Inning editor Paul McWilliams began his career in the tech industry in the mid-1970s and was selling Intel devices in 1976, long before Intel was inside anything a consumer might recognize.  McWilliams has spent his life in technology and is a nerd by admission.  Fortunately for Next Inning readers, he also loves to write about technology trends in ways that makes it easy for an average reader to understand the complexities of the industry and, more importantly, which companies are likely to be the winners and losers as technology trends change.Readers frequently rave about McWilliams' quarterly State of Tech report that covers the microprocessor and computing sectors.  Obviously, by virtue of its dominance in the microprocessor sector, Intel is the focus topic of this 15-page report. To get ahead of the Wall Street curve and receive this report for free, you are invited to take a free, 21-day, no obligation trial with Next Inning.  For full details on this offer, please visit the following link: covers these topics and more in his recent reports:-- McWilliams advised subscribers about the negative trends surrounding the solar industry in a special report published on February 20th. With First Solar down -36% from McWilliams' warning and down $100 from where he advised readers to sell nearly two years ago, is it time to reconsider buying, or should investors continue to steer clear? Beyond the complications other solar companies are facing, what company-specific issues are weighing on First Solar and are they likely to improve or get worse over time?-- Following conversations with DragonWave management, McWilliams offered subscribers an in depth assessment of the company on the heels of its revenue warning. Has the announcement created a notable buying opportunity for investors ahead of a potential second-half ramp in growth? Did DragonWave lose business or has revenue just been pushed forward into its May-ending quarter?-- What does McWilliams make of recent management changes at TSMC and reports that TSMC has halted 100% of its 28nm production? What other companies could be impacted by the ripple effect of this development?-- Should investors be concerned that Tower Semi has drastically increased its authorized share count? Might this development actually signal the impending resolution of an issue that has significantly weighed on Tower Semi's stock price?-- Earlier this year when Silicon Labs was trading in the mid-$40s, McWilliams suggested cutting exposure or hedging risks with in-the-money covered calls.  What is McWilliams' view of the recent resignation of the CEO of Silicon Labs?  Is this a sign things were going wrong?  Is his replacement likely to lead the company towards growth? What developments may Silicon Labs' April earnings report reveal?Founded in September 2002, Next Inning's model portfolio has returned 291% since its inception versus 49% for the S&P 500.About Next Inning:Next Inning is a subscription-based investment newsletter that provides regular coverage on more than 150 technology and semiconductor stocks.  Subscribers receive intra-day analysis, commentary and recommendations, as well as access to monthly semiconductor sales analysis, regular Special Reports, and the Next Inning model portfolio. Editor Paul McWilliams is a 30+ year semiconductor industry veteran.NOTE: This release was published by Indie Research Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with CRD #131926.  Interested parties may visit for additional information.  Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors should always research companies and securities before making any investments. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. CONTACT: Marcia Martin, Next Inning Technology Research, +1-888-278-5515SOURCE Indie Research Advisors, LLC