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Shake Shack IPO

Shake Shack IPO Debuts as Home Run

The latest entry into the fast-casual dining space made a big noise Friday morning, when Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) began trading at over $47 a share. The company priced ...
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Shake Shack Boosts IPO Price Range

In an amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday morning, Shake Shack Inc. raised its expected price range for the company’s pending initial public offering (IPO) ...
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Is Slowing Growth the Best Option for McDonald’s Future?

Before the markets opened Friday morning, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported its fourth-quarter financials as $1.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.57 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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What to Expect From McDonald’s Earnings

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will report its fourth-quarter results Friday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.22 in earnings per share and $6.68 billion in revenue. ...
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10 Fired McDonald’s Workers File Civil Rights Lawsuit

In a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in the district court for western Virginia on Thursday, 10 former employees of McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) are alleging a pattern of racial ...
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What to Look for When Buying Super Bowl Tickets and Other Super Bowl Events

Plenty of excitement has built around this year’s Super Bowl in Arizona. The big game’s tickets have already topped the $4,000 average two weeks out and the price has been ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Travelers in 2015

A bull market that is nearly six years old is not unprecedented, but it is unusual. In 2014, market gains took the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 7.5% and the ...
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How McDonald’s Helped Shake Shack Go Public

In early December, McDonald’s Corp.’s (NYSE: MCD) new U.S. president talked about the company’s strategy for building its U.S. sales. The quick-service restaurant giant will cut items from its menu ...
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Problems With Franchise Workers Hurt McDonald’s

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Friday issued complaints against McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and the company’s franchisees as “joint employers” alleging that the employers violated workers’ rights and ...
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FedEx Earnings Sag on Lower per Package Revenue

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery service posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.14 on revenues of $11.9 ...
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Will Consumers Trust Brand New Menu Efforts of McDonald’s?

The new president of the U.S. division of McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) faced analysts for the first time on Wednesday since taking over in the middle of October. Mike Andres ...
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McDonald’s Sales Tanking Everywhere

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) on Monday morning announced same-store sales for November, and it is hard to figure how the news could be worse. U.S. sales were down 4.6% year-over-year ...
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Aramark Private Equity Backers Unloading More Shares

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) has been public a year now. Since its IPO debut in December of 2013 at $20 per share, the stock has enjoyed a post-IPO trading range of ...
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Weather Triggers Cancellation Of Over 200 Flights

Both airlines and passengers lose. One sheds revenue, and the other may not make it home for Thanksgiving. Exactly 222  flights "within, into, or out of the United States" have ...
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Americans Rate Postal Service Highest, VA Lowest

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has lost billions of dollars. However, it does deliver the mail to every American, usually on time, at its motto suggests: Neither snow nor rain ...
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