Daily business briefing: Obama helping students with loans

June 9, 2014 

President Barack Obama will sign an executive order that lets college student with loan pay no more than 10 percent of their monthly income in student loan payments. The measure expands on a 2010 law that covered those who started borrowing after October 2007 and kept borrowing after October 2011. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Tyson Foods Inc. is the winning bidder for Hillshire Brands, with a $63 per share offer. Hillshire is the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


McDonald's global sales rose slightly in May. Established restaurants grew 0.9 percent. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...


Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures are down 0.1 percent after both struck record highs Friday. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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