Daily business briefing: Obama seeking $300 billion for roads, railways

February 26, 2014 

President Barack Obama wants to spend $300 billion to update the nation's roads and railways. But the Highway Trust Fund that finances federal highway and transit programs needs $100 billion over the next six years just to maintain current spending levels. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Nielsen says Seth Meyers is off to a good start. The new host of NBC's Late Night has averaged 3.4 million viewers. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Samsung has come up with a new smartphone that will have a fingerprint sensor for security. The Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Investor fears over the Chinese economy have heightened following some disappointing economic data. Investors are worried over a credit bubble in the country and what the Chinese monetary authorities may do to combat it. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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