Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM)

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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the Market

July 21, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday, stopping in its tracks the positive reversal we saw last Friday. There was no economic news today and the geopolitical news is ...
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Chinese Meat Scandal at McDonald’s Pushes DJIA Lower

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has traded lower all day since tumbling about 0.7% in mid-morning. The index got a downward push thanks to McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) which has ...
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McDonald’s and Yum! Halt Purchases From Meat Supplier

Update: The Illinois-based firm, privately held OSI Group Inc., that supplied the questionable meat products to McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and KFC restaurants owned by Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has ...
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China Continues to Drive Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported second-quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The fast-food restaurant operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.73 and revenues of ...
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Do People Really Hate McDonald’s?

A new survey from Consumer Reports indicates that people queried prefer food from Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) and Panda Express over what is offered by McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: ...
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The Top 11 Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

The week of July 14 to July 18 is going to mark the official launch of earnings season. Already we have seen Alcoa please the street and set a positive ...
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McDonald’s Burgers Rate Last in Survey

When it comes to fast food, Americans eat a lot of it, and they are getting more demanding about the quality of the food they are eating. And the biggest ...
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Poor Wages Given as Reason for Poor McDonald’s Service Rating

For the past 20 years, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has been rating what it calls limited-service restaurants and the rest of us call fast-food restaurants. In every one ...
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Why McDonald’s U.S. Growth Has Ended and Will Not Recover

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) posted another month of falling same-store sales in the United States for May. The huge fast-food chain announced a drop of 1%. While the company has ...
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McDonald’s Looks to Flip Its Stores for Growth

Wall Street gave McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) plan to return as much as $20 billion to shareholders over the next three years a collective shrug. The combination of dividend payments, share buybacks, ...
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Ten Companies With the Least Valuable Workers

Revenue per employee is one measure of a company’s productivity. Some companies generate significant revenue per employee that runs into the millions of dollars. Others generate only a fraction of ...
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Red Lobster Never Recovered From the Great Recession

It has been less than six months since Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) first said that it would shed its Red Lobster restaurants, either in a spin-off or in a ...
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Fast Food Pay Demands Going Global

The U.S. campaign for a $15 hourly wage for fast-food workers is going global. A New York-based group called Fast Food Forward said today that fast food workers on six ...
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The Money Behind The Kentucky Derby – Hundreds of Millions (or More)

The Kentucky Derby is one of those events that pulls in viewers who never even bother with watching horse racing any other days of the year. It is also represented ...
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Fast Food CEOs Make 1,000 Times Workers Pay

In 2013, the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio in the fast food industry was more than 1,000-to-1. Workers’ situation must be improving, though, because the ratio was 1,200-to-1 in 2012. McDonald’s Corp. ...
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