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McDonald's forecast first-quarter earnings above expectations on Friday on strength of new U.S. products such as Snack Wrap chicken sandwiches and growth in Europe and Asia.
David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that McDonald’s rode its solid brand name and competitive positioning to strong first quarter earnings.The world’s largest restaurant chain reported first quarter 2007 earnings of 62 cents a share, beating the consensus estimate by five cents. “The management is very good,” Palmer said Friday. “These guys are gaining market share rapidly in the U.S. and Europe – and there’s nothing special going on in terms of the industry.”
Inflation data could play a big role in setting the course for stocks, which so far are looking for direction ahead of the opening. Asia markets were mostly lower, while Europe's stock markets this morning are mostly higher.
McDonalds said on Monday it has agreed to pay an additional penny per pound for Florida tomatoes, ending farm workers' two-year campaign for the increase.
Private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts recently made a bet on the worldwide use of credit cards versus cash with its bid for First Data. Cramer believes the choice was right – but the target is wrong. 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.
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For decades, the Holy Grail of television has been... Smell-o-vision! Be careful what you wish for. A new website, www.scenttv.tv, launches today, making money by providing online content that contains smells. All you need to do is pony up $18-$28 a month, depending on the length of your subscription, and you will receive a Scent Dome! (?)
Is America's health craze is officially over? McDonald's is field-testing its massive new Angus Third Pounder sandwich. CNBC's Jane Wells reported -- burger in hand.
This week's stock rally doesn't mean the market's recent pullback is over, money managers say.
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McDonald's said on Thursday same-store sales rose 5.7% in February, beating analysts' estimates on strong U.S. demand for new varieties of its chicken Snack Wrap and improved performance in France, Germany and China
"Mortgage Meltdown or Media Hysteria, You Decide" From reading the newspapers, you’d think there was a virtual mortgage crisis in America. But look again! While home loans to people with poor credit (the so called sub-prime market) has grown as a business, it’s still a relatively small part of the total mortgage pie, less than 15% by most accounts.
Jeff from California asked whether Healthcare is an essential sector to own for diversification or are there other "recession-proof" sectors that can take it's place, since biotech is dicey and big pharma's pipeline is weak?
Stocks closed moderately lower, but well off session lows as investors went bargain hunting. "The market is trying to settle in at some level," says Barry Hyman, Equity Market Strategist at EKN Financial Services. "There is a perception of change and there's a lot of nervous money still out here. "
Today, Cramer tells callers what he thinks of Boston Scientific, Moody's, McDonald's, Noble Energy and more.
Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz told executives in a memo last week that measures taken to fuel the coffee shop chain's rapid expansion had led to a "watering down" of its iconic brand.
The biggest winner of the Oscars has already started to collect. It's not a celebrity or producer, it's ABC. The network recently wrapped up its ad sales for the telecast on the 25th, grabbing more than $1.6 million per thirty-second spot, for over $80 million dollars in revenue. That's double the revenue in 1998, and up from $72 million total last year.