Bailouts Aren’t the Answer to Memory Chipmakers’ Problems

Sales of dynamic random access memory — the chips that store information in personal computers — have plunged 20 percent in the last year, prompting calls for government-led bailouts in Taiwan, consolidation efforts, and doubts about the ability of Micron Technology (s MU), the last DRAM maker in the U.S., to function without raising more cash. But bailouts and throwing more cash at DRAM players isn’t going to work. The only viable solution is to reduce the number of industry players. Read More about Bailouts Aren’t the Answer to Memory Chipmakers’ Problems