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Texas Instruments Inc. Plunges on Soft Earnings and Awful Guidance

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So Texas Instruments is holding its own in many ways while battling several negative trends outside its direct control.

Moreover, the stock headed into this report with plenty of momentum. Even if the drastic after-hours price drop holds overnight, TI investors will still have enjoyed a market-beating 17% gain over the past six months. Don't cry for Texas Instruments, in other words -- but do take this report as a stern warning about shifting sands in the global technology markets.

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