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  • April 27- TIG Advisors LLC, an investment firm that holds shares in Altera Corp, challenged a nomination to the company's board of directors on Monday over Altera's refusal to engage with Intel Corp about a potential merger. TIG Advisors is the first shareholder to go on the record in a bid to put pressure on Altera. "Stockholders should have right to choose between...

  • Altera misses Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:33 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Altera Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $94.9 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. Altera shares have risen 14 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen nearly 3 percent.

  • April 13- Several shareholders of chipmaker Altera Corp, including Cadian Capital Management and TIG Advisors, have urged the company to resume takeover talks with Intel Corp, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. In letters to Altera's management, shareholders have raised concerns about the company's ability to create value on its own...

  • Stocks close higher on oil rebound; earnings, Fed eyed Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 4:49 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed higher as investors digested a rebound in oil prices and looked for more signals on the timing of an interest rate hike.

  • April 9- Discussions over a takeover by Intel Corp of smaller chip maker Altera Corp have ended as the companies were unable to agree on price, a person familiar with the matter said, but Altera shares rose, suggesting it is still a potential target. Altera's shares surged 4 percent at $43.75 in afternoon trading on Nasdaq after earlier falling as much as 8 percent.

  • *Altera/ Intel deal reportedly called off, shares dip. The market was struggling to find direction as investors are caught between the angst of losing the support Fed policy has given the market and having few other options regarding where to put their money, said Tim Rudderow, president and chief investment officer at Mount Lucas Management in Newtown,...

  • *Altera/ Intel deal reportedly called off, shares dip. Stocks are struggling to find direction because investors are caught between the angst of losing the support Fed policy has given the market and having few other options regarding where to put their money, said Tim Rudderow, president and chief investment officer at Mount Lucas Management in Newtown,...

  • April 9- Takeover talks between Intel Corp and Altera Corp have broken off as the chipmakers could not come to an agreement on price, a person familiar with the matter said. Altera's shares fell as much as 8 percent to $38.67 in early trading, while Intel was down about 2 percent to $30.57. Intel and Altera did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

  • Intel, Altera deal didn’t make sense: Cramer Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    The Intel booth at the CEATEC Japan 2013 exhibition in Chiba City

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he believes a deal between Altera and Intel would have made no sense.

  • Intel drops talks to acquire Altera: Sources Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 9:06 AM ET
    Visitors take pictures next to the Intel logo at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif.

    Intel has stopped its talks with Altera about a potential acquisition, according to sources familiar with the situation.

  • And the winner of the madness challenge is... Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 2:26 PM ET
    Fast Money Madness

    On CNBC's "Fast Money," as part of their madness challenge, the traders debate some of the best tech plays right now.

  • And the best tech stock of the future is... Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 2:43 PM ET
    Fast Money Madness

    On CNBC's "Fast Money," as part of their madness challenge, the traders debate some of the best tech plays right now.

  • What's the better tech stock? Cisco vs. Apple Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 2:36 PM ET
    Fast Money Madness

    On CNBC's "Fast Money," as part of their Madness challenge, the traders debate Cisco vs. Apple.

  • A well-timed trade: Altera   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 12:21 PM ET
    A well-timed trade: Altera

    FMHR trader Jon Najarian digs into a well-timed trade in Altera, and how "the machine" played into this trade. "Get used to the machine," says Josh Brown.

  • What’s the best tax-day play? Paychex vs. Intuit Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET
    Fast Money Madness

    On CNBC's "Fast Money," as part of their Madness challenge, the traders debate Paychex vs. Intuit.

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    On CNBC's "Fast Money," as part of their Madness challenge, the traders debate Facebook vs. Salesforce.

  • *UnitedHealth unit to buy Catamaran; Horizon to buy Hyperion. Among the deal news, OptumRx Corp, a unit of UnitedHealth Group, agreed to buy pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran Corp in a deal worth $12.78 billion. Shares of UnitedHealth, a Dow component, rose 2.7 percent to $121.17 while U.S. shares of Catamaran added 24 percent to $60.12.

  • Merger Monday is back: What to buy Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 11:44 AM ET

    This year is on track to surpass the record set in 2014 for M&A. "Merger Monday" is back. Here's how to trade it.

  • How a trader just made $2.4 million in half an hour Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:39 AM ET
    An Altera display at a trade show last year.

    A trader made over $2 million in just 28 minutes, playing what could be one of the biggest tech deals this year.

  • *UnitedHealth unit to buy Catamaran; Horizon to buy Hyperion. NEW YORK, March 30- U.S. stocks rallied more than 1 percent on Monday, with biotech stocks among the most active names amid a number of major deals in the space. Stock markets will be closed for the Good Friday holiday, leaving investors unable to trade on the jobs data until the following week.