Tech Industry

Short Take: Chip orders climb

The U.S. Semiconductor Equipment book to bill ratio came to 1.41 in January, another indication that business is up. A ratio above 1 indicates that orders exceed manufacturing. Earlier estimates put the ratio at 1.39.

The U.S. Semiconductor Equipment book to bill ratio came to 1.41 in January, another indication that business is up. A ratio above 1 indicates that orders exceed manufacturing. Earlier estimates put the ratio at 1.39.