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Google out to tie Web ads to sales

Digital tracking particulars few

Subscriber onlyGoogle will soon begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions -- including card numbers, purchase amounts and time stamps -- to help Google in its quest to prove that online ads prompt consumers to make purchases in stores, the company said on Tuesday. Continue reading...

Hong Kong jails 21 Uber drivers

Disputes on Israeli permits, NYC payments also tie up firm

Subscriber onlyHong Kong police targeted the Uber ride-hailing service again on Tuesday, arresting 21 drivers. Continue reading...

Average CEO pay rose faster last year, notching 8.5% gain

Subscriber onlyThe typical chief executive officer at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years. Continue reading...

Despite Whole Foods' woes, serious foodies still pour in

Subscriber onlyInside the Whole Foods Market in midtown Manhattan at lunchtime, it's easy to forget that the supermarket chain is suffering its biggest crisis since going public in 1992. Continue reading...

Fiat Chrysler sued over emissions cheat

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. government sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Tuesday, alleging that some of its diesel pickups and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests. Continue reading...

Banks take lead as stocks tick up

Subscriber onlyU.S. stocks rose for the fourth day in a row Tuesday as they continued to recover the ground they lost last week. Major indexes approached record highs again. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyUSDA storm loans offered in 37 counties Continue reading...

NAFTA's impact vast on border

Reworking deal worries both American, Mexican traders

Subscriber onlyREYNOSA, Mexico -- Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves are about to cross the border -- bound for Texas and U.S. feedlots beyond. Continue reading...

Patent-suit filings get new limits

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Supreme Court put sharp new limits on where patent-infringement lawsuits can be filed, undercutting patent owners' ability to channel cases to favorable courts. Continue reading...

Buffett's American Express move no secret, but definitely classified

Subscriber onlyTraders obsess over Warren Buffett's moves in the stock market, analyzing every word he says in the media and regulatory filings for clues about his investments. Continue reading...

Water park's wristband high tech

Subscriber onlyORLANDO, Fla. -- There's no need to schlep around wallets or locker keys at Universal Orlando Resort's new water park opening later this month. Continue reading...

Under Armour chief Plank adds distillery to Baltimore's skyline

Subscriber onlyBALTIMORE -- Rising high above the new Sagamore Spirit distillery in South Baltimore is a white water tower with three maroon diamonds on each side, a nod to the jockey silks of the thoroughbred farm that provides the spring water for the company's rye whiskey. Continue reading...

Store closings alter plans for summer jobs

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO -- A summer spent folding and refolding sweaters at the mall was once a teen rite of passage. But as the end of the school year nears, young people hoping to find summer retail jobs must contend with a wave of shuttered storefronts and an industry in revolt. Continue reading...

Independent eateries on rise as big chains straggle

Subscriber onlyThere's a limit to unlimited breadsticks after all. Continue reading...

Boeing says all design snags resolved for its oft-delayed Air Force refueler

Subscriber onlySEATTLE -- Since wresting the Air Force KC-46 tanker contract away from rival Airbus in 2011, Boeing has struggled through $1 billion in cost overruns and written off $1.7 billion in costs to fix multiple design problems. Continue reading...

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