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.
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.
Last week, billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled at the Tesla's design studio, his yet another ambitious mission of solar panel-connected batteries for homes and businesses.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, right, talk as they arrive for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 6, 2015.