Daily business briefing: HealthCare.gov crashes on deadline

March 31, 2014 

HealthCare.gov was out of service for nearly four hours on deadline day for new sign-ups. The Obama administration's health care website stumbled, falling out of service for nearly four hours on deadline day for new sign-ups. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Congress will be questioning General Motors CEO Mary Barra and federal regulators about their handling of a safety defect in the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars. GM has recalled 2.6 million cars for a faulty ignition switch, which it links to 13 deaths. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Oil prices remained steady above $101 a barrel Monday as markets kept on eye on talks between the U.S. and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says the automakers will have the capacity to produce 6 million cars a year. The two companies expect to complete the merger by the end of 2014. For more information, http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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