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  • New twists ahead for your employer's health plan Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    The nation's largest employers are projecting health-benefits costs will rise 6.5 percent in 2015, according to a new survey from NBGH.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • No inversion for Walgreens     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the big decision to keep Walgreens in the U.S.

  • *Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose in morning trading 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.

  • *Walgreen to buy remaining 55 pct of Alliance Boots. *Walgreen says inversion deal not in interests of investors. Aug 6- U.S. retailer Walgreen Co said it would not use a full takeover of Europe's biggest pharmacy chain, Alliance Boots, to move its domicile overseas, following fierce criticism of such tax-cutting deals at home.

  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    **Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.