Nomura's Gus Richard, who rates Intel (INTC) a Neutral, thinks 2012 could be a rough year for...

|About: Intel Corporation (INTC)|By:, SA News Editor

Nomura's Gus Richard, who rates Intel (INTC) a Neutral, thinks 2012 could be a rough year for the chip giant, as consumer demand remains weak and buyers wait for the fall arrival of Windows 8 (MSFT). Richard has high hopes for Intel's low-power Haswell CPU platform, but it's not expected to begin shipping until early 2013.