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  • Josephine Hernandez hands a tray of drinks to a drive thru customer at a McDonald's restaurant in Redwood City, California.

    It was McDonald’s that put the “fast” in fast food, and its speed continues to be a big factor in the iconic restaurant chain’s continued profits.

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    With childhood obesity on the rise, and concern growing over how companies advertise and promote food products to children, do you think toys should be part of McDonald's Happy Meals?  Share your opinion in our poll.

  • Stocks had their best three-day run in 10 months Wednesday as Spain got the market off to a good start, promising tough austerity measures, and tech stocks rallied after some encouraging reports from Intel and IBM. Gold soared.

  • As part of our "American Titans" special series, CNBC.com is taking an in-depth look at McDonald's. Investors have developed quite an appetite for McDonald's. The market cap value of the company has increased more than $31 billion since the year 2000, or about 70%.

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    McDonald's is testing oatmeal in about 600 stores in the Northeast. If the test goes well, the company  may roll out oatmeal to more than 13,000 restaurants nationwide.

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    How much do you know about the most successful fast food company of all time? Take our McDonald's quiz.

  • Stocks advanced Wednesday after Spain promised to take wide austerity measures and Intel said it expects earnings growth to double. Techs and industrials led the way. Gold surged.

  • Stocks advanced Wednesday after Spain promised to take wide austerity measures and Intel said it expects earnings growth to double.

  • Phil Mickelson and Five Guys

    At The Players Championship last week, Phil Mickelson made a big statement when he told the press that he preferred Five Guys over In-N-Out Burger. “I grew up on In-N-Out,” said Mickelson, who admitted he had gone to Five Guys for six days in a row. “I thought that was the best burger until I had Five Guys. That is hands down the best burger I’ve ever had.”

  • Stocks logged their biggest gains in over a year Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-bailout package to stem the sovereign-debt crisis.

  • The stock market rallied as much as 400 points after last week's massive selloff, but will it be able to maintain those gains?

  • The Dow held onto a solid 400-point gain Monday afternoon after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend. Industrials and financials, the hardest hit last week, led the pack.

  • In a wild trading week that prompted major US exchanges to cancel trades amid fears of trader errors and computer system malfunction, the three major equity indices fell 5.7% or greater for the week. 

  • Not until these key things happen.

  • As riots continue in Greece on Thursday, Cramer recommends you take shelter in these stocks.

  • Some of the Fast Money traders are bracing for an afternoon sell-off as fears about the mounting crisis overseas drag down stocks. What must you know?

  • Markets opened lower for a third straight session on Thursday amid worries about the European debt crisis. Where should investors look to put their money? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company and Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates shared their insights.

  • When everyone else is freaking out about Europe, take shelter in these stocks instead.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    The U.S. economic recovery "will be hampered" by the continuing European debt crisis, chief economist John Silva of Wells Fargo told CNBC Wednesday.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 4.