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  • Public pension funds stay mum on tax inversions Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    The offices of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) are shown in Sacramento, Calif.

    Public pension funds have major stakes in American firms moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy.

  • Self-critical, Cramer reveals big stock regret Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Looking back at his investment decisions over the past five years, Cramer wants to kick himself for doing this.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 27- Actress Katherine Heigl and Duane Reade have come to an agreement in a lawsuit accusing the New York pharmacy of improperly posting to its social media accounts a paparazzi photograph of her leaving one of its stores.

  • Bankers and lawyers providing takeover advice said on Monday that Burger King Worldwide Inc's intention to move its tax domicile overseas through a so-called inversion deal- in this case the purchase of Canada's Tim Hortons- shouldn't be seen as a sign of a lot more deals to come.

  • NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Aug 24- Burger King is in talks to acquire 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.

  • 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.

  • UPDATE 1-Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 10:17 PM ET

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

  • Burger King in merger talks with Tim Hortons Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:28 PM ET

    Burger King is in talks to combine with Tim Hortons in a deal that would create a powerhouse with a market capitalization of roughly $18 billion.

  • Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitch Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:21 PM ET

    Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Walgreen pharmacies back up after system crash: DJ Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 2:26 PM ET
    A Walgreens store is shown in Homestead, Fla.

    Walgreen pharmacies are back online after earlier reporting that many stores couldn't fill prescriptions due to a database failure, Dow Jones said.

  • Investing in tax inversions: A 25-stock index Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    Want to get in on the tax inversion action? A new 25-stock index gives investors the opportunity to invest in potential future targets.

  • Cramer: Shocked Walgreen not moving     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:33 AM ET

    The Wall Street Journal says a forecasting error at Walgreen cost the jobs of two top executives. CNBC's Jim Cramer says Walgreen CEO Gregory Wasson has done some amazing things at the company.

  • Early movers: LOW, TMUS, PETM, HTZ, IFX & more Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

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

  • Investors lose out when companies flee US tax Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:14 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid taxes is popular, but many US companies have failed to produce strong returns for investors.

  • WASHINGTON, August 18- Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid U.S. taxes is a hot strategy in corporate America, but many companies that have done such "inversion" deals have failed to produce above-average returns for investors, a Reuters analysis has found.

  • Aug 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter.

  • Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his stake by 33 percent, while Blue Ridge Capital, founded by Tiger Cub John Griffin, nearly doubled its stake in Walgreen when it bought 2.8 million shares.

  • Democrats don't want to solve tax-inversion issue Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    It's in the Democrats' best interest to keep the tax-inversion fight going, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow.

  • 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.