Pfizer profit falls by half on charges

NEW YORK -- Pfizer Inc.'s profit dropped 50 percent in...percent. For the quarter ended March 31, Pfizer earned $2.33 billion, or 30 cents...those items and discontinued operations, Pfizer earned $3.98 billion, or 52 cents...

Pfizer considers sweetening bid for Warner-Lambert

NEW YORK -- Pfizer Inc. is considering dropping the special...move to make the bid more appealing. Pfizer's bid last week to break up Warner-Lambert's...deal and a provision that would prevent Pfizer from using a more favorable accounting...

Pfizer makes offer for Warner-Lambert

NEW YORK -- Pfizer Inc. today made a surprise $82.4 billion...the biggest drug industry merger ever. Pfizer offered $96.40 per share for each share...Warner-Lambert at $83.55 a share. Pfizer officials said they had previously told...

Pfizer move a new blow to Conn. city in land fight

...NEW LONDON, Conn. - After drug giant Pfizer Inc. announced that it was opening a...community took another hit last week when Pfizer, a major economic engine in the city...turns out, there was no greater good." Pfizer's pharmaceutical research center, which...

Drug halt deals hit to Pfizer

NEW YORK - Shares of Pfizer Inc., the world's largest drugmaker...reignite the company's stagnant sales. Pfizer said Saturday that an independent board...complications. The news is devastating to Pfizer, which had been hurt by numerous patent...

Regulators say Pfizer research issues persist

...Federal regulators say the drugmaker Pfizer has not corrected problems with its testing...Administration issued a warning letter saying Pfizer is not properly monitoring physicians...drug, which the FDA did not name. A Pfizer spokeswoman said the drug is Geodon...

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Pfizer will sell plant in Augusta

Pfizer is shedding its Augusta chemicals plant...work force. If the plant cannot be sold, Pfizer will close it and lay off all 200 scientists...company spokesman. The sale is part of Pfizer's long-term, global plan to cut under-used...

Pfizer to help eradicate eye infection that causes blindness

...eye infection that causes blindness, Pfizer announced that it will provide an antibiotic...in Africa and Asia. Hank McKinnell, Pfizer's chairman and chief executive officer...initial program had been so successful that Pfizer would donate 135 million additional doses...

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Struggling Pfizer will lose 2 top officials

NEW YORK - Pfizer Chief Executive Jeffrey Kindler proved...the company's transformation, became Pfizer Inc.'s CEO and chairman last year...announced in January. Andy McCormick, a Pfizer spokesman, said the company isn't disclosing...

Saving Pfizer's workers

From the moment Pfizer Inc. announced a year ago July that it...seemed to be making so much progress that Pfizer - ever hopeful that it could sell the...March, optimism was still running high. Pfizer spokesman Bryant Haskins said a purchase...