According to a report by Reuters, Google (GOOG, GOOGL) may drop Broadcom (AVGO) as their supplier of AI chips by 2027. The report details that Google could design the chips — called tensor processing units — in-house, potentially saving the company billions. Shares of Broadcom dipped in the morning trading session on the news. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Stocks are trading lower the morning after the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold rates steady at its September meeting. KB Home (KBH) shares dip in the early trading session despite the company’s third-quarter earnings beating estimates and raising its full-year outlook. Marvell Technology (MRVL) shares are trading slightly higher amid reports that the company could replace Broadcom (AVGO) as Google’s (GOOG, GOOGL) key AI chip supplier. CrowdStrike (CRWD) shares are trading in the green after the company announced it is raising its subscription gross margins target while increasing its operating margin target. Yahoo Finance’s Brad Smith and Seana Smith take a look at some of the trending stocks of the day. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
Shares of Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO) were down 2.85% at 10:38 a.m. ET on Thursday. The major market indexes were also down today, but the stock's slide followed a report that Google parent Alphabet was considering dropping the company as a supplier of chips used for artificial intelligence as early as 2027. Broadcom stock has surged 44% this year, as investors view the company as one of the semiconductors best positioned to benefit from growing AI chip demand.