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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:35 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    3 moves insurers can still make to help shape a healthier patient population US indexes edge lower in early trade as markets step back from latest record high; Tiffany up 10 things to know about corporate inversions Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition Malaysia Airlines braces for state-mandated shakeup as it reels from twin disasters Time Warner Cable says widespread outages are largely resolved, still investigating cause Ryanair launches flexible business-class tickets in latest U-turn from no-frills service IMF chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for' negligence' in corruption case Chiquita asks shareholders to vote on Fyffes merger, outlines further cost savings Express posts 2 Q profit, results top Wall Street forecasts

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:34 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    US indexes edge lower in early trade as markets step back from latest record high; Tiffany up 10 things to know about corporate inversions Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition Malaysia Airlines braces for state-mandated shakeup as it reels from twin disasters Time Warner Cable says widespread outages are largely resolved, still investigating cause Ryanair launches flexible business-class tickets in latest U-turn from no-frills service IMF chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for' negligence' in corruption case Chiquita asks shareholders to vote on Fyffes merger, outlines further cost savings Express posts 2 Q profit, results top Wall Street forecasts Amid Ebola fears, French government asks Air France to stop Freetown flights

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:31 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    US indexes edge lower in early trade as markets step back from latest record high; Tiffany up 10 things to know about corporate inversions Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition Malaysia Airlines braces for state-mandated shakeup as it reels from twin disasters Time Warner Cable says widespread outages are largely resolved, still investigating cause Ryanair launches flexible business-class tickets in latest U-turn from no-frills service IMF chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for' negligence' in corruption case Chiquita asks shareholders to vote on Fyffes merger, outlines further cost savings Express posts 2 Q profit, results top Wall Street forecasts Amid Ebola fears, French government asks Air France to stop Freetown flights

  • Chiquita asks shareholders to vote on merger Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Chiquita outlined additional cost savings from its proposed merger with the Irish fruit company Fyffes as it asks shareholders to approve the deal, two weeks after it rejected a takeover bid out of Brazil.

  • Time Warner Cable goes dark; gradually comes back Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    Time Warner Cable is experiencing multiple outages nationwide, the company said on Wednesday, but did not specify the nature of the problem.

  • 10 things to know about corporate inversions Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 3:06 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.

  • How Burger King can avoid a brand backlash Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    Here are key things Burger King needs to focus on to avoid a customer backlash over its proposed Tim Hortons merger, says brand expert Leeann Leahy.

  • Here's how you stop a BK from going to Canada Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    Here's how you incentivize companies to do business in the US, not head to Canada like BK, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • DISH petitions FCC to deny Comcast-TWC merger Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers in Pompano Beach, Florida.

    Among the potential harms that DISH identified in the merger are "discriminatory data caps," and "restriction of third-party online rights."

  • Buffett greases $11B Burger King-Tim Hortons deal Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:11 AM ET
    Burger King acquires Tim Hortons.

    Burger King Worldwide confirmed plans to acquire Tim Hortons, with billionaire Warren Buffett helping to finance the deal.

  • Why the Amazon-Twitch deal makes sense     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Amazon's acquisition of Twitch can help the firm to better engage consumers, says Edward Williams, Analyst at BMO Capital Markets.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- Communications equipment maker Comtech Telecommunications Corp said on Monday it is exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible merger or sale of the company, confirming a Reuters report earlier in the day.

  • TORONTO, Aug 25- Investors in Burger King Worldwide Inc and Tim Hortons Inc applauded news of a potential merger between the two fast food chains, seeing both tax savings and strategic rationale for a combination.

  • Tax savings spur Tim Hortons-Burger King talks Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    The companies confirmed late on Sunday that they were discussing a takeover of Tim Hortons by Burger King.

  • Activist investor presses Ann Taylor for sale Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    An Ann Taylor store in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania

    An activist investor urged Ann to sell itself, failing which each of the company's board members should buy back stock as a "sign of confidence."

  • Taxes spur Tim Hortons-Burger King talks; Shares surge Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    The companies confirmed late on Sunday that they were discussing a takeover of Tim Hortons by Burger King.

  • TORONTO, Aug 25- Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks. The companies, which are comparable in size by market value, late on Sunday confirmed they were discussing a takeover of Tim Hortons by Burger King.

  • TORONTO, Aug 25- Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King surged in trading before the opening bell on Monday after news that they are in merger talks.

  • *Roche to buy InterMune for $8.3 billion. *U.S. investors took cues from Europe, where an index of major shares rose 0.7 percent after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said Friday the ECB was prepared to respond with available tools if inflation dropped further.

  • NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Aug 24- Burger King is in talks to combine with Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc in a deal that would create a fast food powerhouse with a market capitalization of roughly $18 billion.