Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (Nasdaq: AMD) rose on Thursday after a report said the European Commission hasn't raised objections to the semiconductor titan's proposed $35 billion takeover of peer chipmaker Xilinx. AMD recently traded at $83.93, up 4.8%. Its shares have slid 13% over the past six months. Xilinx traded at $131.49, up 4.2%. It, too, dropped 13% over the past six months.