Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.
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Check out the companies making headlines midday Thursday:
AMD — Advanced Micro Devices soared more than 16% on Thursday after the semiconductor company released a new generation of its processor chip for data centers and announced Twitter and Alphabet’s Google and as customers. The announcement comes on the heels of a disappointing earnings announcement last month that showed a decline in revenues compared with the prior year and a lower revenue guidance than analysts expected.