GO
Loading...

McDonald's Corp

More

  • Whale Watching: Bill Ackman Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 12:07 PM ET

    McDonald’s and Target – two stocks that surged Thursday – are both held by Wall Street Whale and activist investor Bill Ackman. Does he have the Midas touch, or are the moves merely coincidental?

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks closed higher as investors were encouraged by solid economic data and positive signals from the credit markets. "The market is getting some encouragement from some calming down on the credit market side," said Todd Clark, head of trading at Nollenberger Capital Partners. "You see that the long bond is down about a point which shows a little less fear."

  • Trading the Next Two Days Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 10:37 AM ET

    While the general feeling is that this will be a quiet two days due partly to the Rosh Hashanah holiday, there is a fly in the ointment: next week's quadruple witching expiration (the quarterly expiration of index futures and options, and individual stock futures and options) coupled with the Fed meeting has a lot of traders nervous about expected high levels of volatility...

  • GM Helps Drive Stocks Higher Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | 9:46 AM ET

    Stock prices are shifting into high gear as a GM upgrade and a dividend boost from McDonald's helps sentiment. The dollar is firming slightly and oil trades near record levels. Europe's stock markets turned higher after early losses, and Asian markets were mostly higher overnight.

  • Stocks Face Pressure, Oil Higher And Dollar Lower Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 6:46 PM ET

    Stocks are under pressure ahead of the opening as the dollar touches new lows, oil edges higher and Texas Instruments earning forecast disappoints. For now, stock futures are lower and European markets are mixed.

  • McDonald's Boosts Annual Dividend By 50% Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 4:33 PM ET

    McDonald's on Wednesday raised the annual dividend on its common stock by 50% as part of the fast-food company's plan to return up to $17 billion to shareholders from 2007 through 2009.

  • Burger King to Add Healthier Menu Items Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 3:26 PM ET
    Burger King

    Burger King pledged Wednesday to offer healthier fast-food items for children under 12, with plans to sell and market flame-broiled Chicken Tenders and apples cut to resemble thick-cut french fries.

  • Stocks Close With Major Gains On Rate Cut Hopes Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher on expectations the Fed will ease next week, while strong sales from McDonald's helped to boost the Dow."I think what you're seeing is people looking past the Fed's decision," said Doug Altabef, managing director at Matrix Asset Advisors.  "They're anticipating some easing and starting to focus on the half-full glass. "

  • McDonald's August Same-Store Sales 8.1% Higher Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 11:47 AM ET
    McDonald's

    McDonald's Tuesday reported an 8.1 percent rise in August sales at restaurants open at least 13 months, beating at least one analyst's expectations and sending shares up 3 percent in morning trade.

  • Dow Closes A Hair Higher Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 10:53 AM ET

    The Dow inched into positive territory during the closing moments of trading Monday, as strength in tech shares outweighed comments from Fed officials that sounded a cautionary tone on the economy. What’s really going on?

  • Blitzing Bernanke Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 10:39 AM ET

    If the U.S. economy goes into a recession, investors are going to need some strong defensive stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Hedge Fund Traders: What's On Their Minds Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 8:59 AM ET

    I attended a meeting of about twenty-five hedge fund traders last night. These informal gatherings are fairly common on the Street; they're often sponsored by sell-side trading houses. Usually, it's a discussion on long and short positions of the various traders.

  • It's Time for a Trojan Edition of the Lightning Round! Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    USC students fire away at Cramer on Starbucks, Under Armour, Caterpillar and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Ceridian Merger on Track; Ackman Drops Proxy Fight Sunday, 9 Sep 2007 | 1:06 PM ET

    Ceridian said Saturday it resolved a proxy battle with its largest shareholder, Pershing Square Capital Management, clearing the way for the payroll processing company to be acquired for about $5.2 billion.

  • Manning, Bush: Marketing The NFL's Most Bankable Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 2:46 PM ET
    Peyton Manning

    On the day the NFL season kicks off, we're running two stories on marketing of Reggie Bush & Peyton Manning. The New Orleans Saints running back will appear in 12 national spots (including promotional, non-paid commercials) this year, while the Colts' Manning will be doing his thing again--you'll see a series of fun spots coming out from the likes of Sprint and MasterCard today.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    Mastercard, Sirius, UnitedHealth and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Fast Money Fall Forecast: What To Watch Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | 8:46 PM ET

    Will the turbulent market settle in the new season or is there more volatility ahead? What sectors are poised to gain the most this fall? The traders guide you through what is historically one of the most active times of the year for the stock market.

  • Business: When Does It Get Too Big? You Tell Me Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 2:24 PM ET
    The Villages, FL.

    Could this really become the fourth largest city in Florida? It's at 55,000 or so now and still growing and the folks in the pool this morning were talking about it doubling before it's all 'built out'. (My mother lives here, 'walks' in the pool every morning, it's a social gathering place, you get the picture.)

  • Fast Money Fall Forecast: What To Watch Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 12:14 PM ET

    Will the turbulent market settle in the new season or is there more volatility ahead? What sectors are poised to gain the most this fall? The traders guide you through what is historically one of the most active times of the year for the stock market.

  • Cheap Breakfast Swings Burger King to Profit Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 9:28 AM ET
    Burger King

    Burger King Holdings reported a net quarterly profit Friday, reversing a year-ago loss, helped by longer store hours and its low-cost breakfast menu.

Most Popular Video

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

On this week's "$ave Me," CNBC's Kelli Grant gives tips on how to finally earn enough for that free airline award seat.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

The FMHR traders reveal their final trades.

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

Are economic growth expectations too high? CNBC's Jeff Cox explains.