back to article No Huawei: Micron hit by oversupply, US-China trade issues as DRAM sales sliced in half

Micron's revenues for its Q4 were dramatically affected by the US trade dispute with China – and Huawei in particular - as well as larger stockpiling and trade uncertainties. Revenues for the three months ended 29 August fell a whopping 42 per cent to $4.87bn, down from $8.44bn a year ago. Net income, meanwhile, sped down a …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge
    Trollface

    Everything will be all right

    Don't worry, the President of the United Shaesh said that it's the Chinese who pay the tariffs.

    He also said it's the Mexicans who will pay for the wall.

    Stay true to your beliefs !

    1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

      Re: Everything will be all right

      and think of all the profit Micron will make selling tarrif-free memory to all the USA based cellphone makers

      1. big_D Silver badge

        Let's do the time warp again...

        That would be to Motorola, before Google sold them off to Lenovo?

  2. martinusher Silver badge

    I wonder if it would be possible to sue?

    In the US its possible for a private entity to sue the government. Its quite clear that Micron has suffered a multi-billion loss in business due to direct action by the US government so I'd expect Micron to claim compensation from the government and if they didn't get satisfaction to sue them.

    All of the actions that this Administration have taken have been done under the umbrella of 'national security' or 'national emergency'. So far there's been no significant attempt to hold them to task over this (as in "What National Emergency?"). If nothing else we should learn from this and never pass legislation that allows administrations to just make vague assertions to justify a policy (and if we do allow them to do this make sure that the legislation has a weasel proof sunset clause).

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