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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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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Can New Ad and Media Relations Rescue Chipotle?

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has been trying to figure out where it stands in 2017. The burrito chain has seemingly moved past its immediate E. coli issues, but ...
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Can NFL Help National Painkiller Epidemic?

The National Football League (NFL) is inarguably the top sports league in the United States. Television networks pay billions of dollars annually for the right to show NFL games, and to ...
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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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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Rises Despite Weak Comps and Guidance

Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) saw a handy gain on Tuesday, even though the company reported less-than-favorable preliminary numbers for the fourth quarter. It might seem like ...
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McDonald’s Dumps 80% of China Operations

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) must be very unhappy with its China business. It has sold 80% of its operations there to two financial firms. The reasons for the decision were ...
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Jefferies Has 4 Red-Hot Top Consumer Discretionary Restaurant Buys for 2017

Like many sectors in the S&P 500, the consumer discretionary, and especially the sub-sector of restaurants, had a nice run following the election as investors considered the favorable potential from ...
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McDonald's

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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Video Rental Is America’s Most Quickly Dying Industry

The U.S. economy is the largest in the world, but maintaining a competitive edge necessitates remaining diversified and dynamic. This means that some U.S. industries will thrive while others inevitably decline ...
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FedEx Sinks on Mixed Earnings

When FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday, the company said that it had $2.80 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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CarMax Rises on Mixed Earnings

When CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX) released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday, the company posted $0.72 in earnings per share (EPS) and $3.7 billion in ...
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Laureate Education Updates IPO Filing

Laureate Education has filed an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing terms were given in the filing, ...
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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Why Key Analyst Sees More Challenges Ahead for Chipotle

It has been over a year since Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) crashed after its E. coli scare ,but this burrito giant still has yet to recover, at all. ...
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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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A New Broom: Hertz Replaces CEO and 3 Board Members

Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) announced late Tuesday that CEO John Tague will retire effective January 2, 2017. Kathryn Marinello, who has served as CEO of ...
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