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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 7:11 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller Danaher buying Swiss dental implant company Nobel Biocare for about $2.2 billion Cognizant buying health care IT software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion US industrial production expected to show modest gain in August OECD think tank cuts economic growth forecast for eurozone, says more stimulus needed

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 7 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller Cognizant buying health care IT software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion US industrial production expected to show modest gain in August OECD think tank cuts economic growth forecast for eurozone, says more stimulus needed Danish TDC to buy Norway's Get for $2.2 billion to become region's top entertainment company

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:40 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:40 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller Cognizant buying health care IT software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion US industrial production expected to show modest gain in August OECD think tank cuts economic growth forecast for eurozone, says more stimulus needed Danish TDC to buy Norway's Get for $2.2 billion to become region's top entertainment company

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:37 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller US industrial production expected to show modest gain in August OECD think tank cuts economic growth forecast for eurozone, says more stimulus needed Danish TDC to buy Norway's Get for $2.2 billion to become region's top entertainment company Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:20 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller Danish TDC to buy Norway's Get for $2.2 billion to become region's top entertainment company Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday What next?

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:14 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller What next?

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:13 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 5:13 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday What next?

  • Twitch 's Amazon wish list     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Emmett Shear, Twitch CEO, discusses his $970 million deal with Amazon and the opportunities collaborating with the e-commerce giant presents. Shear says he was attracted to Amazon because they promised autonomy and more resources to operate faster.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Shares of eBay were up but paring earlier sharp gains on Friday after a company spokesman said eBay has had no conversations with Google about acquiring a stake in the company. U.S. and Europe- based traders had cited rumors that Google was taking a stake in or buying eBay.

  • German firm buys shares in North Sea oil, gas Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:41 AM ET

    BERLIN— Germany's Wintershall says it is buying shares in North Sea oil and gas fields from Norwegian company Statoil for $1.25 billion. Wintershall board chairman Rainer Seele says the company wants to become one of the leading oil and gas companies in Norway and adds that "with domestic production in Europe we are strengthening the European supply security."

  • HP to buy cloud software startup in rare acquisition Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- Hewlett-Packard Co plans to buy cloud software startup Eucalyptus Software, a rare acquisition for the company since its failed $11 billion purchase of Britain's Autonomy Plc in 2011..

  • Alliance Data to buy Conversant for $2.3 billion Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Alliance Data said it plans to boost its digital marketing business by buying Conversant for about $2.3 billion. Dallas- based Alliance Data manages credit cards and loyalty programs for retailers such as Lane Bryant, J. Crew and Buckle.

  • BOSTON, Sept 11- Some Dollar Tree Inc investors are crossing their fingers the company doesn't succeed in its $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc, saying it could expand and repurchase stock with the $305 million breakup fee while avoiding all the risk of a major acquisition.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 11- European Union antitrust regulators approved on Thursday British broadcaster BSkyB's planned $9 billion takeover of Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, which will make it the biggest pay-TV provider in Europe. The merged company will have operations in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.

  • TORONTO/ LAS VEGAS, Sept 11- BlackBerry has acquired a U.K- based mobile technology start-up whose software allows users to have multiple phone numbers on the same device, the Canadian tech firm said on Thursday. The purchase of Movirtu helps BlackBerry ramp up its portfolio of services to cater to the needs of its core base of corporate and government clients.

  • Eastman Chemical buying Taminco for about $1.73B Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    ALLENTOWN, Pa.— Eastman Chemical Co. is buying specialty chemical company Taminco for approximately $1.73 billion. Eastman Chemical said in a statement that the acquisition will strengthen Eastman Chemical's presence in markets such as food, feed and agriculture.

  • TORONTO/ LAS VEGAS, Sept 11- BlackBerry Ltd said on Thursday it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions, as part of its move to continue building out its portfolio of value-added services that cater to the needs of its core base of corporate and government clients.

  • Chiquita backtracks, opens talks on potential sale Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Not a month after flatly rejecting a takeover bid by two Brazilian companies, Chiquita is softening its stance and will open its books to them.

  • PharMerica raises 2014 net income, sales estimates Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Pharmacy operator PharMerica raised its annual forecasts Wednesday, citing favorable business trends and a recent acquisition. PharMerica is now forecasting adjusted net income of $1.58 to $1.62 per share and $1.76 billion to $1.8 billion in revenue.

  • TRW to sell engine valve unit to Federal-Mogul Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    NEW YORK— TRW Automotive is selling its engine valve business to Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. for $385 million as the maker of airbags, steering wheels and emergency braking systems seeks to focus on its car safety products business. Federal-Mogul said the acquisition will help boost its powertrain business.