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How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them

Is there a person out there who has never been told, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” In the corporate world that typically translates to, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Wednesday

May 20 2015: Markets opened mixed on Wednesday and the indexes bounced around the break-even line until the Fed minutes were announced in mid-afternoon. Equities bounced higher when it became ...
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McDonald’s Credit Takes Another Downgrade

Credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Services Friday downgraded the senior unsecured debt ratings on McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) from A2 to A3 and short-term commercial paper has been dropped from ...
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10 Most Popular Stores in America

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visited a Walmart location in March. No other U.S. store could claim ...
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McDonald’s Punishing Its Credit With Dividend and Buyback Ambitions

Joining with the other major credit ratings agencies, Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded its issuer default rating on McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) from A to BBB+ on long-term debt and ...
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Why Weak McDonald’s Sales Are Looking Good

After having a first quarter full of ups and downs, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is looking just a little more stable after the golden arches reported its global comparable sales ...
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McDonald’s Credit Ratings Fall on Turnaround Plan Share Buybacks

While shareholders had some reason to be pleased with the McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) turnaround plan announced on Monday, those reasons were not shared by two credit ratings agencies. Both ...
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McDonald’s Falls on Turnaround Announcement

No turnaround plan can change overnight a mess that has taken years to build. That is why every turnaround plan ever announced contains a plea for patience. Monday’s turnaround plan ...
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Will McDonald’s Turnaround Plan Include More for Employees?

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) CEO Steve Easterbrook is scheduled to announce Monday morning the “initial steps” of his turnaround plan for the struggling fast-food giant, and a workers’ group wants ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Monday

April 27, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday but there was little positive news to sustain the opening gains. Biotech stocks traded lower to drag the Nasdaq Composite lower. Heavyweight ...
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The States With the Most McDonald’s

McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD), with almost 16,000 outlets, is the largest fast-food hamburger chain in the United States. Many of the states where McDonald’s iconic Golden Arches dominate the landscape are ...
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Obviously, People Will Not Pay for Hamburger Delivery From McDonald’s

A company called Postmates wants to rule the world of the home delivery of fast food -- literally. This means on-demand delivery in every major city in the world. Postmates ...
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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Friday

April 24, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but only the Nasdaq Composite was able to hold onto its opening gain for the whole day. Tech heavyweights Amazon.com, Google, and ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove the DJIA Higher on Wednesday

April 22, 2015: Markets opened higher again on Wednesday, fell briefly into the red, and then regained their footing to drift higher on light volume for most of the day. ...
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Why Investors Are Cheering Poor Sales and Earnings at McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.84 on revenues of $5.96 billion. In ...
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