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  • TAIPEI, Nov 2- Taiwan stocks hit more than two-week lows on Wednesday as worries over the tightening U.S. presidential election race weighed on riskier assets across Asia. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.037 to T $31.605 per U.S. dollar. Asian shares fell and the U.S. dollar was on the defensive on Wednesday as signs that Republican U.S. presidential candidate...

  • TAIPEI, Oct 31- Taiwan stocks dropped to a near two-week low on Monday, dragged down by heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, and as declines in broader Asia dampened sentiment. As of 0217 GMT, the main TAIEX index fell as much as 0.75 percent to 9,237.76. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.015 to T $31.654 per U.S. dollar.

  • *Qualcomm offers $110 per NXP share, premium of 11.5 pct. Oct 27- Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $38 billion in the biggest-ever deal in the semiconductor industry, making it the leading supplier to the fast-growing automotive chips market. "The pace of innovation in automobile and IoT will increase dramatically...

  • Analyst: Texas Instruments may participate in next M&A

    Christopher Caso, CLSA semiconductor analyst, weighs in on the Qualcomm/NXP Semiconductors merger, as well as the next possible takeover.

  • *Qualcomm offers $110 per NXP share, premium of 11.5 pct. Oct 27- Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $38 billion in the biggest-ever deal in the semiconductor industry, making it the leading supplier to the fast-growing automotive chips market. "The pace of innovation in automobile and IoT will increase dramatically...

  • Microprocessors sit on a circuit board labelled 'true Automotive Ethernet' at the NXP Semiconductors NV pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, last year.

    CNBC PRO used hedge fund analytics tool Kensho to find out how to trade Qualcomm's chip takeover of NXP.

  • Qualcomm CEO: NXP deal fair for both copmanies

    Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm CEO, discusses the acquisition of NXP Semiconductors and the future of the combined company.

  • Qualcomm CEO: Deal expands Internet of Things footprint

    Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm CEO, discusses the $38 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors and the company's growth in the Internet of Things.

  • *Qualcomm top stock on S&P on NXP buyout deal. Oct 27- Wall Street opened higher on Thursday as a flurry of strong corporate results from healthcare companies and a multi-billion dollar deal in the technology sector boosted sentiment about equity markets. Investors also took Qualcomm's deal to buy NXP Semiconductors for about $47 billion as a sign of...

  • *NXP rises on buyout deal with Qualcomm. Oct 27- Wall Street looked set to open higher on Thursday as a flurry of strong corporate results and a multi-billion dollar deal in the technology sector boosted sentiment about equity markets. Investors also took Qualcomm's deal to buy NXP Semiconductors for about $47 billion as a sign of confidence in the U.S. equity...

  • Oct 27- Qualcomm Inc agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $38 billion in the biggest-ever semiconductor industry deal, expanding the reach of its chips from phones to cars. San Diego- based Qualcomm, which gets most of its profit from wireless patents it licenses to the mobile industry, has been facing slowing smartphone sales and stiff competition from...

  • Qualcomm to buy NXP for $110 per share

    Qualcomm has announced a deal to buy rival semiconductor maker NXP, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • Key question is what Samsung will do Galaxy S8: Expert

    Markets know that Samsung will be hurt by its recall, the question is how it will turn things around, says Susquehanna Financial Group's Mehdi Hosseini.

  • *Germany unexpectedly withdrew approval for acquisition. FRANKFURT/ BERLIN, Oct 26- U.S. intelligence services told Germany that a proposed Chinese takeover of semiconductor manufacturing equipment maker Aixtron could give Beijing access to technology that could be used for military purposes, the Handelsblatt newspaper said on Wednesday.

  • FRANKFURT/ BERLIN, Oct 26- U.S. intelligence services warned Berlin that a now on-hold Chinese takeover of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron could give Beijing access to technology that could be used for military purposes, business daily Handelsblatt said. The German economy ministry said on Monday it had withdrawn its approval for Fujian Grand...

  • FRANKFURT/ BERLIN, Oct 26- U.S. intelligence services warned Berlin that a now on-hold Chinese takeover of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron could give Beijing access to technology that could be used for military purposes, business daily Handelsblatt said. The newspaper, citing German intelligence sources, said U.S. authorities had shown...

  • Options Action: Texas Instruments heading higher?

    "Fast Money" traders Dan Nathan discusses the implied move in the options market for Texas Instruments ahead of fourth-quarter earnings.

  • Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm

    Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors are nearing the conclusion of a deal, and have agreed Qualcomm will pay $110 a share for NXP.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 21- Taiwan stocks retreated on Friday on profit-booking in recent gainers such Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. As of 0314 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.2 percent at 9,301.87 points. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.147 to T $31.677 per U.S. dollar.

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    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on Advanced Micro Devices Inc. after-hours and fourth-quarter guidance.