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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Friday

June 26, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but tech stocks almost immediately dragged down the Nasdaq Composite and eventually weighed on the S&P 500 index as well. A weak ...
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McDonald’s Better Menu, a Little

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) management, in conjunction with outside organizations, reported that its menu choices have become healthier. However, they still must be less healthy than at most other places ...
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Credit Suisse Identifies Key Winners and Losers in Restaurant Stocks

Credit Suisse’s Jason West is taking a Neutral stance on the restaurant segment, but he has picked some winners that he sees playing out in the second half of 2015. ...
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Great Stocks for the Elderly

Older Americans, in many cases, have lost their tolerance for financial risk and they want to protect the size of the nest eggs they have put aside for retirement. That ...
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How Much More Can Starbucks Shares Rise?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has moved very quietly since its stock split back in April, and this may have lulled some investors and analysts alike to sleep on it. Still, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Pressured the DJIA on Tuesday

June 9, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Tuesday with the Nasdaq Composite dipping on weakness in biotechs and tech stocks in early trading. Yields on 10-year Treasuries rose 4 basis ...
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Is the Wendy’s Buyback a Sign of Strength?

The fast-food market is getting increasingly competitive, in an age when consumers are shying away from burgers in favor of more wholesome food choices. The huge buyback program just announced ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on The DJIA Thursday

May 28, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday after worrisome news on higher margin requirements from brokers on Chinese exchanges and a comment from IMF president Christine Lagarde acknowledged that ...
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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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