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Ronald McDonald Replaced by Farmer Dirk

Ronald McDonald, a spokesman for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), has been mothballed. He began to make appearances for the fast-food giant in 1963. Although the company claims he still exists ...
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Minnesota Raises Minimum Wage

Yet one more state is about to raise the minimum wage. At the current rate at which states are taking this action, the move by some members of Congress to ...
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The 5 Stocks That Ignored the Sell-Off

April 10, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday and could do nothing to turn the tide. Healthcare stocks led the drop, with financials close behind. Two major financial stocks report ...
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No Big Macs for Crimea; No Tacos for Putin

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will close its three restaurants in Crimea, saying that it is “currently evaluating potential business and regulatory implications which may result from the evolving situation” in ...
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Starbucks Slashes Prices on Coffee

For some reason, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has slashed prices on some coffee and coffee products between April 1 to April 7. The coffee shop chain did not give any ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pushed Markets Higher

March 28, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday on hopes for more government stimulus to the economies of Japan and Europe. There might also have been some investors looking to ...
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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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McDonald’s Loses Its COO — an Early Retirement

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is announcing a management change. While most investors focus on CEO or Chairman replacements, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is often the person who is most ...
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Starbucks to Give Customers What They Want — Booze!

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has been testing alcohol sales at some 40 of the company's 11,500 U.S. stores, and the coffee purveyor said it is ready now to begin rolling ...
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Starbucks Targets $100 Billion Market Value

Howard Schultz, the ambitious founder and CEO of Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX), believes the coffee company can have a market value of $100 billion, about twice its current level. He ...
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The 5 Stocks That Dragged Down the Market on Wednesday

March 19, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday and closed even lower after Janet Yellen’s debut as chairwoman of the U.S Federal Reserve. The major change is that the Fed ...
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Workers Hit McDonald’s With Wage Theft Suits

Workers in three states have filed class-action lawsuits against McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and several franchise owners alleging that they ordered employees to work off-the-clock, failed to pay for worked ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market on Tuesday

March 11, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Tuesday and turned sharply lower in mid-morning trading as copper prices tumbled below $3 a pound, a level not seen since mid-2010. Because ...
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McDonald’s February Sales Threaten First-Quarter Margins

In a near repeat of January's results, February same-store sales for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) U.S. stores fell and the company's global sales were rescued by sales in Europe. U.S. ...
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Is McDonald’s Setting Investors Up to Hike Wages for Employees?

When McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD filed its Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, the company listed a new risk factor to its business. The company ...
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