Daily business briefing: Churchill Downs owner to publish horse racing publication

Just a couple weeks before its biggest event of the year, Churchill Downs Inc. has launched a publication about thoroughbred racing. The company that owns Churchill Downs horsing racing venue in Kentucky, where the Kentucky Derby is run every first Saturday in May. The new publication will be found in print and online. Read more here.


Revenue and earnings fell during the first quarter at General Electric. First-quarter revenue fell 12 percent to $29.4 billion. Find out more here.


In Detroit, developers are using empty shipping containers to build new homes. Learn more here.


The Emirates airline has announced its plan to purchase $9.2 billion worth of Rolls Royce engines. The sale is the largest order in the history of Rolls Royce. For more information, read here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer