Businesses added just 169,000 jobs in April, according to payroll processor ADP. Economists had expected 198,000 new jobs. ADP revised down its March report to 175,000 jobs from 189,000.
(Adds details, shares). May 6 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc said it would buy Synageva BioPharma Corp for $8.4 billion to boost its rare drug pipeline.
ATHENS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Greece made a small interest payment to the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday but European lenders dashed hopes for a cash-for-reforms deal before a more crucial, bigger instalment Athens must pay next week.
Like almost everything else related to the company, its venture into energy storage is generating plenty of publicity for electric-car maker Tesla Motors.
... * U.S. crude stocks fall by 1.5 million barrels - API. * Coming Up: U.S. EIA weekly inventories at 1430 GMT (Updates prices). By Himanshu Ojha.