McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD)

food preparation

Fast-Food Workers to Unionize

At the quadrennial meeting of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), organizers of the "Fight for $15" campaign announced that fast-food workers plan to join the union following a vote ...
Read Full Story »
Flag of Great Britain

Which Companies Lose Out If the UK Leaves Europe?

The U.K. referendum on its European Union membership is just around the corner, and the decision has some profound ramifications. Some estimates put the impact of a U.K. exit at ...
Read Full Story »
drive thru window

The Most Popular Stores in America

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visit a Walmart location in a given month. No other U.S. store can ...
Read Full Story »
Money

25 Companies Raising Their Dividends for 25 Years or More

Investors love when companies pay dividends. More specifically, they love companies that are raising their dividends year after year. There exists a classification of dividend payers known as the Dividend Aristocrats. These ...
Read Full Story »
F-35B

Politics Sure to Make Summer Markets Volatile: 4 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Tuesday's big sell-off notwithstanding, it is pretty clear that after a big run, we could be in for some volatility, especially this summer. The one thing that the markets almost ...
Read Full Story »
market crash

The 5 Dow Stocks That Defied the Selling Tuesday

May 3, 2016: Markets opened lower Tuesday following some overnight weakness in overseas markets resulting from weak data on trade from both China and Europe and a strengthening dollar. Energy ...
Read Full Story »
McDonald's

How Analysts View McDonald’s After Earnings

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is just below its all-time highs after reporting its first-quarter earnings on Friday. As a result of these solid earnings, analysts have poured into the stock, ...
Read Full Story »
Chicken-McNugget-Happy-Meal

How McDonald’s Supersized Its Earnings

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) released its first-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Friday. The company said it had $1.23 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.90 billion in revenue. ...
Read Full Story »
ThinkstockPhotos-464526524

The 4 Stocks That Sank the Dow on Thursday

April 21, 2016: Markets opened about flat Thursday as investors and traders tried to balance remarks from European Central Bank president Mario Draghi (low rate will last longer), with falling ...
Read Full Story »
Profit or Loss

6 Top Dow Earnings for the Week Ahead

Earnings season for the first quarter is now underway, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of the top Dow Jones Industrial Average companies that are reporting their quarterly ...
Read Full Story »
Worker on strike

More Strikes, Protests Demand $15 Hourly Wage

According to a report released Wednesday by the National Employment Law Project (NELP), nearly 17 million low-paid workers have seen wage increases since November of 2012. The increases are a ...
Read Full Story »
Battered Dollar Bill

How a Weaker Dollar Will Help 4 Top Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks

After over a year and a half of almost solid upward appreciation by the U.S. dollar, the tide appears to have finally turned some. In fact, after six consecutive quarters ...
Read Full Story »
French fries

McDonald’s Asia Expansion Plans Push Shares to Multiyear High

News that McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is looking to further grow its empire of golden arches with an expansion into the Far East markets helped push its shares to a ...
Read Full Story »
McDonald's in China

McDonald’s to Add 1,500 Locations in Asia Over 5 Years

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will chase companies like Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) more deeply into Asian markets on the gamble that it can ...
Read Full Story »
store-front-night

Should Wal-Mart Pay Workers as Much as Costco?

The push for a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food and some retail workers has been gathering steam for a few years now. The two chief targets have been ...
Read Full Story »