Chip Sales Beat October Expectations

NEW YORK — Global semiconductor revenues reached $26.1 billion, down 11 percent month-over-month, but above a forecast of a seasonal 13 percent decline, according to figures from the Semiconductor Industry Association. All segments of the semiconductor industry except Flash posted higher-than-expected numbers for the month of October, SIA said. Those segments exceeding expectations include DRAM, microprocessors, analog, …