Despite a drag on the broader markets early Friday, semiconductor stocks managed to hold their own.
Mirroring a trend in the United States, the browser continues to grow across Europe, but more slowly than it had.
Shares in the chip sector continue to drop following a negative analyst report, dragging the tech-heavy Nasdaq down with them.
Oracle and semiconductor stocks lead the Nasdaq and the Dow higher after tech stocks fall a day earlier.
The closing bell couldn't ring fast enough Wednesday as tech and blue-chip stocks unravel in late trading.