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Strategic Movements March 2023

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 16, 2023

Applied Materials Pricing Spine-o-meter: 4 of 5 Vertebrae Applied Materials Inc., a global provider of equipment, services, and software for the manufacture of semiconductor chips, flat panel displays, and solar panels, had a somewhat positive Q1 ‘23. Revenue increased 7.5% to $6.7 billion while earnings before interest and taxes remained unchanged near $2.0 billion compared to the same quarter last year. To characterize the immediate past and future market performance of Applied…

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The Next Disruptive Technology – Distributed Generation

By Tim J. Smith, PhD September 25, 2000

Is Enron coming for lunch? Introduction The past three decades have offered ample evidence of the ability of disruptive technologies to create…

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Industrial Non-Equilibrium Dynamics

By Tim J. Smith, PhD May 30, 2000

Economic transactions and industrial reorganizations are akin to the evolution of a complex system punctuated with periods of equilibrium and non-equilibrium dynamics.…

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