Daily business briefing: Crude oil falls below $44 a barrel

The price of crude oil is down by 2 cents and has fallen below $44 a barrel. Read more here.


Darden Restaurants has reported profitable gains in a recent report. The company’s Olive Garden and other restaurant chains each recorded improved sales. Find out more here.


A company that has been testing drugs for Alzheimer’s disease has found a treatment that has slowed cognitive decline in some patients. Learn more here.


The World Cup has reported a record of $2 billion in revenue from last year’s soccer tournament in Brazil. For more information, read here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer