Metro-East News

Daily business briefing: McDonald’s sales fall globally

McDonald’s has reported worldwide sales were down in February. U.S. sales dropped by 4 percent last month. Find out more here.


General Motors has agreed to buy back $5 billion in stock by the end of next year. Learn more here.


Global stocks have fallen under the weight of speculation that the Federal Reserve will start to raise interest rates in the summer. Find out more here.


The three largest credit-reporting agencies will now give people who contest items in their credit reports additional information concerning those disputes, and medical debts won't be reported until after a 180-day waiting period. For more information, read here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer