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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:26 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    In a reversal, EBay plans to split off PayPal business in 2015, CEO Donahoe to leave EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate US stock inch lower in early trading; eBay jumps on news that it will spin off PayPal China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 US consumer confidence falls in September after 4 months of gains Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:17 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    In a reversal, EBay plans to split off PayPal business in 2015, CEO Donahoe to leave EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate US stock inch higher in early trading; eBay jumps on news that it will spin off PayPal China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 US consumer confidence falls in September after 4 months of gains Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:12 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    In a reversal, EBay plans to split off PayPal business in 2015, CEO Donahoe to leave EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate US stock inch higher in early trading; eBay jumps on news that it will spin off PayPal China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion Ukrainians rush to prepare for a cold winter without Russian gas if talks fail

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    In a reversal, EBay plans to split off PayPal business in 2015, CEO Donahoe to leave EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate US stock inch higher in early trading; eBay jumps on news that it will spin off PayPal China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion Ukrainians rush to prepare for a cold winter without Russian gas if talks fail

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:53 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    PayPal and eBay reach a fork in the road, announce 2015 split following pressure from Icahn EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate US stock inch higher in early trading; eBay jumps on news that it will spin off PayPal China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion Ukrainians rush to prepare for a cold winter without Russian gas if talks fail

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:38 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    PayPal and eBay reach a fork in the road, announce 2015 split following pressure from Icahn US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate US stock inch higher in early trading; eBay jumps on news that it will spin off PayPal China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts Masco spinning off its installation and other services unit; starting repurchase program Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:27 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:27 AM ET

    PayPal and eBay reach a fork in the road, announce 2015 split following pressure from Icahn US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate Global stocks mostly higher as traders monitor Hong Kong protests, economic data China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts Masco spinning off its installation and other services unit; starting repurchase program Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:24 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    PayPal and eBay reach a fork in the road, announce 2015 split following pressure from Icahn US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate Global stocks mostly higher as traders monitor Hong Kong protests, economic data China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts Masco spinning off its installation and other services unit; starting repurchase program Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women

  • Johnson & Johnson buying Alios for $1.75B Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.— Johnson& Johnson is buying the biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. for about $1.75 billion.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:08 a.m. EDT Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    PayPal and eBay reach a fork in the road, announce 2015 split following pressure from Icahn US home prices rise in July at slowest pace since November 2012 amid slowing sales EU targets Apple's overseas tax model, says Ireland appears to grant firm illegal rebate Global stocks mostly higher as traders monitor Hong Kong protests, economic data China approves iPhone 6 after Apple promises no' backdoors'; Apple says sales start Oct. 17 News Corp. to buy online real estate business Move for $950 million in cash Johnson& Johnson buying Alios BioPharma for $1.75 billion Walgreen matches 4 Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts Masco spinning off its installation and other services unit; starting repurchase program Drugmaker Pfizer, aiming to raise sales of its Viagra, starts new ad campaign targeting women

  • Sept 30- Johnson& Johnson said it would buy privately held drug developer Alios BioPharma Inc for $1.75 billion in cash, to access a portfolio of drugs targeting viral infections. Johnson& Johnson said the deal includes Alios's experimental drug for infants with respiratory syncytial virus.

  • MADRID, Sept 28- Merck& Co's drug Keytruda, the first in a new wave of immune-boosting medicines to be approved for treating melanomas in the United States, also has potential in stomach cancer, new research shows.

  • *AstraZeneca says tolerability profile encouraging. MADRID, Sept 27- Early results for a closely watched cancer drug combination from AstraZeneca that boosts the immune system suggest the cocktail is promising, though limited patient numbers mean the data is far from conclusive.

  • Inovio to start human trials of Ebola vaccine Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Sept 24- Vaccine developer Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc said the company and its partner GeneOne Life Science Inc will start testing its experimental Ebola vaccine in humans in the first half of 2015.. Two other vaccine candidates in development are from GlaxoSmithKline Plc and NewLink Genetics Corp..

  • Record iPhone 6 sales would have been even better Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    A customer looks at the new iPhone 6 Plus after it went on sale along with the iPhone 6 at the Apple Omotesando store in Tokyo, Sept. 19, 2014.

    In Monday's The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: iPhone 6 sales top record; a poll shows attitudes towards corporations; and a German firm shops in U.S.

  • German firm buys American, but not for taxes: CEOs Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:09 AM ET
    The Merck KGaA logo sits outside the company's headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.

    Merck agrees to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.

  • PARIS, Sept 18- French cancer immunotherapy specialist OSE Pharma has registered with market regulator AMF for an initial public offering aimed at financing late-stage trials of its Texopi drug for the most common form of lung cancer, the company said on Thursday.

  • Sept 15- Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc said India's drug regulator has approved its copy of a top-selling arthritis treatment, paving the way for its launch in the country early next year.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- The highly anticipated debut of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the Chinese e-commerce group, will come amid the busiest year for initial public offerings since the technology bubble burst in 2000.. Alibaba's IPO, which could come as soon as Sept. 19, could raise more than $21 billion and claim Facebook Inc's title of biggest tech IPO.

  • Sept 5- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc won U.S. approval for its drug to lower phosphate levels in patients with chronic kidney disease, but the approval included an unexpected safety warning on the label. However, the FDA- mandated label does not include the benefits of the drug in treating anemia.