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Here's our last look at the markets today--U.S. stocks rallied modestly after a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report sparked the first weekly gain in equities in the last month. Also--market moving comments heard on CNBC today from Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson sent the U.S. dollar higher. Mary Thompson has all the winners and loser - she's CNBC's "Eye On The Floor."
With an hour left in trading, the markets were up. A strong U.S. jobs report today counterbalanced less then stellar consumer sentiment. CNBC’s Mary Thompson reported from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, saying that both Citigroup and McDonald’s were among the winners today. Mickey D’s hit a seven-year high on strong November sales.
McDonald's said global sales at its hamburger restaurants open at least 13 months rose 6.2% in November as its Snack Wraps and promotions with family games such as Monopoly brought in customers.
As we've reported--New York became the first city in the U.S. to ban trans-fats in restaurant food. But the ban will affect companies with a reach far beyond the Five Boroughs. Wendy’s International, McDonald’s, Kraft and Kellogg will all have to adjust as a result – at least in the near term – at the expense of their P&L sheets.
The Board of Health voted Tuesday to make New York the first city in the nation to ban artificial trans fats at restaurants--from the corner pizzeria to high-end bakeries.
McDonald’s is calling for corporate social responsibility in response to a dwindling seafood population. The company is one of the world’s leading buyers of white fish – and it has teamed up with environmental group Conservation International to make sure their classic Filet O’ Fish sandwich isn’t drying up the ocean’s food supply.
Good morning--it's December 1, 2006--24 days until Christmas--and counting. We're having a busy day so far. U.S. Representative Harold Ford Jr. from Tennessee is guest host on "Squawk Box." He lost that closeU.S. Senate seat race last month to Repbublican Bob Corker.
Consumers don’t seem to have the same appetite for casual dining that they had earlier in the year.