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Burger King Is Eating McDonald’s Lunch

The burger wars just never seem to end, and the battle for fast-food dollars remains endless. The parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons is Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Caterpillar, Nike Push Dow Higher Friday

February 10, 2017: Markets opened higher again Friday following some decent news on export prices (up 0.1% in January) and import prices (down 0.2%). The University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey ...
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UBS Makes First Big 2017 Addition to Dividend Rulers Stocks List

With earnings reporting mostly complete, investors are turning their eyes toward the rest of the first quarter, and how it likely is shaping up. Things are looking positive as fourth-quarter ...
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McDonald’s Comes in Flat After Earnings Beat

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. The company posted $1.44 in earnings per share (EPS) and $6.03 billion in revenue, versus ...
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What to Expect From the Dow Stocks Reporting This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this week. Overall, 30% of the Dow is reporting ...
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Wal-Mart, United Technologies Weigh on DJIA Friday

January 13, 2017: Markets opened higher Friday but the blue chips spent the day slowing losing the early gain. The financials and consumer discretionary stocks were performing best among the ...
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Why McDonald’s Wants to Sell a Big Stake in Its Japan Business

Had it not been for a solid fourth quarter, the world's largest fast-food company, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) would likely have shown no year-over-year profit growth. As it is analysts are ...
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What 2017 Has in Store for McDonald’s

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out 2016 at 19,762.60 on December 30. It may not have hit the elusive 20,000 mark, but it ended the year with a gain of ...
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5 Merrill Lynch Stocks to Buy That Are 2017 Dividend Aristocrats

With the holidays over, traders and portfolio managers are finally returning to action, while investors are focused on what to own for 2017. One thing is for sure: in less ...
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Apple, United Technologies Sink DJIA on Friday

December 30, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher Friday but in a repeat of Thursday's action, traded mostly in the red all day. The day before a three-day holiday weekend often ...
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UBS Dividend Rulers Portfolio Makes a Huge Late 2016 Addition

With the fear of higher rates weighing on many of the bond proxy sectors like telecom, real estate investment trusts and utilities, it is important to remember that dividends are a ...
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Are Delivery Services or Kiosks More Important for McDonald’s?

Last month, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced that it would roll out digital self-order kiosks at the company's 14,000 U.S. stores. Customers would use the giant touchscreens to place their ...
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5 Dividend Stocks You Can Still Buy With Market at Record Highs

There is always a good side and bad side to the situation when the markets are hitting new all-time highs, especially when it seems like a daily occurrence. The good ...
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Meet the Preliminary 2017 Dogs of the Dow for Massive Dividends

The end of 2016 has brought a serious change for the markets and for investors. It turns out that Donald Trump's infrastructure and pro-growth initiatives have created a serious demand ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arista Networks, McDonald’s, TripAdvisor, Newmont Mining, Nike, Visa and More

The market seesawed last week, digesting some of the big gains since the election in early November. With 2016 almost over, many portfolio managers and investors are looking to make ...
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