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Target makes 'difficult decision' to leave IndyCar racing after 27 seasons

Scott Dixon, center, of New Zealand, laughs with car owner Chip Ganassi, left, after qualifying on the pole for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015.

Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories.

Supervalu stock falls sharply after profits, sales drop in spring quarter

Supervalu navigated a rough quarter from April to June, with sales under pressure in nearly all its business units.

Revenue pressure continued across all of the grocery company's business units.

Varde Partner's co-founder discusseses "Equity," a movie that challenges Wall Street's boys club

Marcia Page, a female investment leader in the Twin Cities, talks about the need for more women in a male-dominated industry.

Compensation for outside directors pushes upward

A new study shows compensation for outside directors of the 250 largest public companies went up 3 percent in 2015.

Paulsen optimistic TPP can get approval after election

Eden Prairie congressman says Pacific trade deal is about more than economics.

Twitter and Akamai skid; Apple and Edwards climb

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:

Whole Foods says key sales figure falls again

Whole Foods said quarterly sales at established locations fell for the fourth straight quarter, as it fights to distinguish itself from competitors that are also offering organic and natural foods.


Varde Partner's co-founder discusseses "Equity," a movie that challenges Wall Street's boys club
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Marcia Page, a female investment leader in the Twin Cities, talks about the need for more women in a male-dominated industry.

Compensation for outside directors pushes upward
Inside Track

A new study shows compensation for outside directors of the 250 largest public companies went up 3 percent in 2015.


Summer savings: Bargain hunters, here's what to buy in July

Many stores have started to discount summer items. Here are the best things to buy right now and what should you probably wait on.


UnitedHealthcare buying Colorado health insurer

The deal likely will contribute to the growing Medicaid business at UnitedHealthcare.


Schafer: Minneapolis start-up Stratifund guides new crowdfunding

Is there a Google waiting to be found in the Twin Cities?


Tactile Systems lowers the offering price of its proposed IPO

Tactile Systems lowers the offering price of its proposed IPO to $10 per share and could raise $46 million instead of $73.6 million.


Ameriprise earnings drop in second quarter

Lower average equity markets and low interest rates hurt the results, CEO said.


Capella shares leap after 2Q results beat forecasts

Executives forecast stronger growth in the second half of the year.


U.K. will open new trade offices in Minneapolis, two other cities

The United Kingdom is the ninth-biggest buyer of Minnesota exports.


Foursquare foregone? It's a real business now, co-founder says

The Pokémon Go craze might have re-energized interest in the early location-based service.


Buffalo Wild Wings announces higher profits, but per-store sales remain under pressure

Restaurant chain ended a streak of missing the profit mark analysts had set.


Tennant posts positive second-quarter results, buoyed by record sales in Americas region

Stock was up more than 10 percent in morning trading.