Stories about Markets

Sep 03 2018

Google has been secretly tracking your offline purchases with help from Mastercard

The result is powerful: Google knows that people clicked on ads and can now tell advertisers this activity led to actual store sales. Though Google didn't name its pa...

Sep 03 2018

Donald Trump Cancels Pay Raises For Federal Employees

The federal deficit has exploded under Trump, with the advent of the GOP tax law that is projected to cost $1.9 trillion over the course of a decade, as well as a biparti...

Sep 02 2018

California Democrats Call for In-N-Out Boycott - Hit & Run

California's favorite burger joint has come under fire after the restaurant donated $25,000 to the California Republican Party . Fortune found that campaign finance fi...

Sep 02 2018

Democrats boycott In-N-Out Burger after $25,000 donation to Republican Party

Eric Bauman , the chairman of the California Democratic Party, took to social media Wednesday night to call for a boycott in response, writing, "Et tu In-N-Out?" In-N...

Sep 02 2018

Political donation prompts call for In-N-Out boycott

Mr. Bauman's reaction came shortly after writer Gabe Schneider of Rewire News shared records of In-N-Out Burger's $25,000 to the California Republican Party . "Ther...

Sep 02 2018

Argentina raises interest rate to 60 as peso plunges

The peso fell more than 13 percent against the dollar on Thursday, closing at an all-time low of 39.2 per greenback, after slipping about 7 percent the day before. ...

Sep 02 2018

N-Out donates $25K to California GOP

In-N-Out donated $25,000 to the California GOP on August 27, according to a public filing . "In 2017 and 2016, the company donated $30,000 per year to the California GOP...

Sep 01 2018

Sask. government concerned over NAFTA negotiations

That's not going to be enough of a tax to get companies to move an assembly plant to the US from Mexico, but it'll raise the price of vehicles, said Michelle Krebs, a s...

Sep 01 2018

President Donald Trump threatens to pull U.S. out of World Trade Organisation

He added that he thought the WTO "was the single worst trade deal ever made", that it was treating the U.S. A United States withdrawal from the WTO would potentially be...

Sep 01 2018

Pres. Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees

If the scheduled pay raise garners enough support in both houses to overturn a presidential veto, Trump's freeze won't amount to much. The House version of the bill did n...

Aug 31 2018

Coca-Cola digs into coffee with $7b Costa purchase

But in a statement this morning, the company said a sale of the coffee chain is now "in the best interests of shareholders". At the time, it had 39 shops. "Whitbread, whi...

Aug 30 2018

Elon Musk seems to revive 'pedo' claims against Thai cave rescue diver

To which Musk replied: "You don't think it's unusual he hasn't sued me?" Musk told Olanoff that he found it unusual that Unsworth has not sued him, adding that Unswor...

Aug 30 2018

Toyota partners with Uber as they venture into driver less cars

Toyota is investing $US500 million ($AU680 million) into Uber, according to The Wall Street Journal . The mass-produced autonomous vehicles produced as part of the colla...

Aug 29 2018

Toyota pours $500M into driverless car tieup with Uber

The nature of this partnership will reportedly involve Toyota investing a whopping $500 million in Uber in order to accelerate the latter's autonomous vehicle plans. 27, ...

Aug 28 2018

US Seeks To "Severely" Damage Iran Economy, Top UN Court Hears

Iran's lawyers said the sanctions would cause it "irreparable prejudice". London-based lawyer Samuel Wordsworth, for Iran, told the court the measures were threate...

Aug 28 2018

United States and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal

Trump is expected to send formal notice to the US Congress by the end of the week about his intentions to sign a new trade agreement within 90 days, which would give Me...

Aug 28 2018

Chancellor Hammond warns no deal Brexit would hurt auto sector

Britain's minister in charge of negotiating Brexit , Dominic Raab, said he remained confident the two sides would reach a deal, but said that he was releasing the docume...

Aug 28 2018

Toyota to invest $500 million in Uber

Earlier this year, Uber closed its self-driving vehicle unit's Arizona operations and laid off about 400 test drivers. The Toyota Guardian automated support system an...

Aug 28 2018

Money and loyalty were the glue that bound Trump and Cohen

While Duncan feels Manafort should pay for his crimes, she said she believes he was targeted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading a probe into Russian medd...

Aug 27 2018

Mobile acknowledges hack of roughly 2M customers' data

T-Mobile fought off hackers on Monday, but customer data may have been exposed. Hackers were able to gain access to customer information that included names, billing zi...