Walgreen Co


  • Inflation a 'key concern' for these companies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    A Walgreens store is shown in Louisville, Ky.

    Sentiment on the ground isn't meshing with the official data when it comes to inflation.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose. 8 percent to $34.47 with 18,660,200 shares traded. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose. 5 percent to $4.12 with 27,070,400 shares traded.

  • Midday Glance: Drugstore companies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Rite Aid rose$. 05 or. 8 percent, to $6.04. Walgreen rose $1.33 or 2.2 percent, to $62.20.

  • Early Glance: Drugstore companies Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drugstore companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Rite Aid fell$. 06 or 1.0 percent, to $5.93. Walgreen rose$. 78 or 1.3 percent, to $61.65.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 7- An influential U.S. senator is encouraging the Internal Revenue Service to stamp out deals that allow companies to relocate their headquarters overseas in search of lower tax rates.

  • *Expects key drug launches in fourth quarter despite FDA delay. Aug 7- Political opposition to tax-inversion deals will not stop Mylan Inc's purchase of some non-U.S. businesses from Abbott Laboratories, Chief Executive Heather Bresch said, even as some companies have backed away from such tax arrangements.

  • Future of inversions     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    After Walgreen said no to inversion by opting to keep their headquarters in the U.S., CNBC's Meg Tirrell, discusses if anyone else will follow in their footsteps.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:27 a.m. EDT Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:27 AM ET

    Applications for US unemployment benefits decline to 289 k; averages at pre-recession levels Global shares steady as European central banks keep rates on hold amid Ukraine concerns European Central Bank leaves rates unchanged; Draghi says bank monitoring geopolitical risks Wendy's profit rises as restaurant renovations, new menu items drive sales Costco sales at stores open at least a year up 5 pct. in July, a bit shy of Wall Street's view US mortgage giant Freddie Mac earns $1.4 B in 2 Q; will pay gov't $1.9 B Mortgage giant Fannie Mae posts $3.7 B profit in 2 Q; paying $3.7 B dividend to US Drugstore chain Walgreen's shares rally after Wednesday drop following Alliance Boots update Duke Energy 2 Q profit increases 80 percent, tops forecast Tandy Leather Factory key sales figure climbs 2 percent in July

  • Ahead of the Bell: Walgreen shares stage rally Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    Walgreen's stock recovered some of its value in premarket trading Thursday, a day after the drugstore chain disappointed investors when it detailed the next step in its Alliance Boots acquisition and dropped its earnings goal for the combined business.

  • Early movers: FDX, LB, BAC, YELP, FOXA, WEN & more Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:39 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Google and Barnes & Noble unite to take on Amazon Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:43 AM ET
    Nook signage in a Barnes & Noble bookstore in New York.

    Google and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to tackle Amazon, zeroing in on a service that Amazon has long dominated: fast, cheap delivery of books.

  • Tracking Walgreen's decision to stay in the US     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Marc LoPresti, Founding Partner, LoPresti Law Group, says Walgreen's decision to not shift its headquarters overseas after U.S. President Barack Obama's speech, is a "public relations move."

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 6- President Barack Obama said on Wednesday his administration plans to move quickly to curb what he called a "herd mentality" by companies doing business deals that help them escape U.S. corporate taxes, saying the practise was unfair to Americans.

  • Obama aims to move fast to curb inversions Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:25 PM ET
    President Barack Obama.

    President Barack Obama told a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit that he wants to move quickly to curb tax inversions.

  • Walgreen to stay put     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Walgreen had a conference call about why it's changed its mind about moving the company overseas and the stock sank. The "Fast Money" traders discuss what factors had to do with the drop.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 6- Major U.S. stock indexes ended little changed on Wednesday, as tensions in Ukraine and Russia and a failed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile offset gains in consumer staples shares.

  • S&P 500 ends little changed near two-month low Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:20 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks fell Wednesday, with the S&P 500 at a two-month low, on unease about the standoff in Ukraine.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St flat in choppy trading; telecoms fall Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks hovered near the unchanged mark on Wednesday in choppy trading as the potential for tension to escalate between Russia and Ukraine kept risk seekers in check.

  • Walgreen: Pressured to stay home?     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Discussing Walgreen's decision to not reincorporate overseas and Washington's influence over corporate inversions, with CNBC contributors Jared Bernstein and Jim Pethokoukis.

  • *Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after buyers stepped in as the S&P 500 hit a more than two-month low, but concern about an escalation of the Russia- Ukraine conflict and two nixed deals weighed on sentiment.