AMD Soars as Wall Street Processes Results and Other #Stocks2Watch

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1. Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD)

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Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) revealed stronger-than-expected quarterly results last week as the chipmaker looks beyond the struggling PC market and eyes opportunities in mobile. The shares are up more than 7%.

2. Nu Skin (NYSE:NUS)


Nu Skin (NYSE:NUS) shares are roaring higher after the company's China unit said it would resume corporate-hosted meetings. The company that sells skin-care products through direct marketing was the subject of a probe by Chinese regulators.

3. Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) | AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN)


Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) reportedly made a $101 billion buyout offer for AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) that was rejected. While the talks are currently dormant, such a deal would create a drug behemoth, and could potentially boost Pfizer's early-stage pipeline.

4. Halliburton (NYSE:HAL)


Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) swung to a first-quarter profit and beat Wall Street's estimates amid strong drilling activity abroad. Shares of the second-biggest U.S. oilfield servicing company are up just slightly.

5. Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM)


Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) shares are climbing after Reuters reported merger talks between the miner and Barrick Gold hit a snag.

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