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McDonald’s Offers Free Coffee!

Among fast-food restaurants the competition right now is fiercest over breakfast menus. To fight back against a threat from Taco Bell, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is giving away free coffee ...
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Fast-Food Wars: McDonald’s vs. Yum! Brands in China

When fast-food giants McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year results for 2013, both chains said that U.S. sales were flat at best ...
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Is Fouled-Up Starbucks Promotion Responsible for Stock Price Dive?

Shares of Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) were down nearly 3% in the first hour of trading Tuesday morning, and there is really no big news to explain the slide. One ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Mostly Maintain Gains

July 8, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a long holiday weekend interrupted by Friday’s report on jobs and the unemployment rate. In Europe, the troika of ...
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Top Wall Street Analyst Upgrades: Amgen, Buffett, Dunkin and More

Investors and traders are always on the lookout for fresh research ideas from Wall Street that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 31, 2013: Markets Slip Again (HES, STX, QCOMM, FIO, CMA, CTXS, COP, EA, FB, JDSU, LVS, AET, MO, AN, CL, DNKN, MA, PHM, TWC, UPS, BYI, GDOT, WYNN, CVX, XOM, MAT, MRK, NOV, TSN, RIMM, WMS, SGMS, STZ)

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a mixed bag of data on the U.S. economy and mixed earnings results out this morning. In Europe, Germany’s retail sales fell ...
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Raymond James More Cautious on Restaurant Stocks (RJF, DIN, IRG, RRGB, DFRG, DNKN, MCD, RUTH, TAST, TXRH)

The sheer amount of competition in the casual dining sector over that past 20 years has been great for the American consumer. The copycat strategies employed by competitors have made ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 30, 2013: Markets Slide on GDP, Fed Stimulus (WBSN, JBLU, KBH, YUM, CSCO, AMZN, BRCM, RYL, RHI, BA, ADT, LLL, PSX, NOC, SO, CTXS, COP, EA, FB, JDSU, LVS, AET, MO, AN, CL, DNKN, MA, PHM, TWC, UPS, RIMM, CHK, VTUS)

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning following a depressing report on U.S. GDP growth, which turned out to be negative (more coverage here). Even a good jobs report from ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MO, AIG, BA, CIT, KO, CS, DMND, DNKN, EMC, FSLR, FMS, LULU, MGM, MSFT, R, TYC, WWAV, WYNN)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research firms this Thursday. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 9, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Reverse Two-day Slide (AA, MON, DNKN, NFLX, RL, SYY, APOL, STZ, GBX, HELE, RT, TXI, SVU, CSIQ, NOK, CLWR, DISH, S, HLF)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a better-than-expected quarterly earnings report from Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA). There was not a lot of economic data out today, so corporate ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AFL, BAC, CMA, DNKN, JCP, KEY, LYG, M, MET, MON, NFLX, PCG, RL, RYAAY, SON, SYY, TTM, URBN, DG, FDO)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research firms this Wednesday. AFLAC Inc. (NYSE: AFL) started as Hold at Deutsche Bank. Bank ...
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Dept. of Good Tries: Dunkin’ Fails to Win “Best” Trademark

In a ruling that should really be no big surprise, Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) has lost its bid with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the ...
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Smucker’s Results Inline, Raises Guidance to Match Estimates

The J.M. Smucker Co. (NYSE: SJM) reported second-quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.45 and $1.63 billion in revenues before markets opened this morning. In the ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — October 25, 2012: Markets Off to Good Start, But Lose Steam (CBST, ISIL, FB, BA, BP, ANGI, CLF, CROX, FFV, RRC, RYL, AET, ALK, AN, BG, CL, DNKN, NOV, POT, UAL, AAPL, AMZN, BYI, CLWR, CSTR, DV, HLS, ACI, CMCSA, KKR, MRK, OSK, WY, ZNGA, PSSI, MCK, NYT)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened higher this morning following the report on new jobless claims, which rose by 369,000, less than the expected 375,000 (our coverage here). In ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — October 24, 2012: Markets Can’t Hold Morning Gains (BUD, NOK, CHKP, AAPL, DLTR, AMGN, BRCM, FB, JNPR, NFLX, T, BA, GLW, LLY, EMC, GD, LCC, ANGI, CLF, CROX, FFIV, RRC, RYL, AET, ZNGA, ALK, AN, BG, CL, DNKN, NOV, POT, UAL, RF, TPX, ZZ, ATI)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened higher this morning following a better-than-expected PMI reading from China (more coverage here) that was mostly untempered by lower-than-expected PMI readings from Europe ...
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