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  • Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    Walgreen has named Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board, and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director for the nation's largest drugstore chain.

  • Key Walgreen revenue metric rises 3.7 pct Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreen's revenue from established stores climbed 3.7 percent last month but missed analyst expectations, as prescription sales for the nation's largest drugstore chain also fell short of the average forecast on Wall Street. Walgreen Co. ran 8,206 drugstores at the end of the month, 91 more than a year ago.

  • BISMARCK, N.D., Sept 4- North Dakota's oil boom has fueled a construction bonanza for new supermarkets, restaurants and clothing stores. But try finding a Rite Aid, Walgreens or other national pharmacy chain in the state, the fastest-growing economy in the nation, and you'll be largely out of luck.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Chrysler, Nissan report double-digit US sales jumps in August as buyers snap up crossover SUVs Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Chrysler, Nissan report double-digit US sales jumps in August as buyers snap up crossover SUVs Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:46 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:44 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:43 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:34 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:31 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Following apparent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, stocks rally hard Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:26 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:26 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Global stock markets jump as Ukraine reaches cease-fire with Russia Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:23 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early Global stock markets jump as Ukraine reaches cease-fire with Russia Survey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies Jeep leads Chrysler's 20 percent US sales increase in August Toll Bros. 3 Q profit more than doubles as homebuilder continues to raise prices Netflix, Warner Bros.

  • Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitch Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:21 PM ET

    Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Big change for pain drugs     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the Drug Enforcement Administration is changing the rules around pain drugs like Vicodin. The drugs will be deemed "schedule 2 substances," versus the less restrictive "schedule 3."

  • Obesity treatment sales fall short     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to the definition of obesity by the CDC, and which drug companies are working on treatments in the space.

  • Aug 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter.

  • Forest fire threatens illegal marijuana grows     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    A massive fire in Northern California has so far burned close to 12,000 acres and injured 12 people. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the costs to the state, as well as to marijuana growers.

  • Ebola not easily spread: Doctor     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 3:19 PM ET

    Dr. Beth Bell, CDC Infectious Diseases Center, discusses the Ebola crisis in West Africa, and the risks to U.S. citizens. Bell explains current experimental treatments.