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After years of criticism from advocates who urged McD's to offer more fruits and veggies, it is about to do just that. USA Today reports
Bowing to social media pressure, the fast-food giant has brought back Chicken Fries. USA Today reports.
WASHINGTON, Aug 11- Employment growth at the largest U.S. companies has lagged far behind increases in revenue and operating profit since the start of the century, as firms reaped the benefits of globalization, technology, and other ways to operate more productively, according to a Reuters analysis of corporate data.
McDonald's warned its 2014 sales forecast is at risk. The "Fast Money" traders break down the problems the fast food restaurant is facing, and how to play the stock.
Stocks rose as investors weighed a U.S. military strike in Iraq and a possible lessening of tensions in the Russian-Ukraine crisis.
Discussing ugly sales data from McDonald's in July, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Private Client Group, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management CIO.
Kevin Caron, Stifel, and Lee Munson Portfolio Asset management, debate the play on McDonald's. Caron says it's a cautious play short-term.
Discussing what's behind the sharp decline in McDonald's global sales, with Will Slabaugh, Stephens Inc. research analyst.
Pfizer confronts surge of lawsuits over Lipitor. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is facing a mounting number of lawsuits by women who say the company knew its blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor was linked to a small increased risk of type-2 diabetes but never properly warned the public.
Sentiment on the ground isn't meshing with the official data when it comes to inflation.
Former trader Sam Polk talks about how he successfully broke up with Wall Street and launched a start up — and that epic job interview with Michael Milken.
Disappointing sales are adding to a growing list of concerns for the Golden Arches, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen. And the FMHR crew shares their play on the stock.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Aug 8- McDonald's Corp said on Friday that its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a China food scandal drove away diners and forced the chain to scramble to find new suppliers of ingredients for Chicken McNuggets and Big Macs.
Discussing McDonald's "ugly" sales numbers in the U.S. and abroad, with Peter Saleh, Telsey Advisory Group senior research analyst.
McDonald's on Friday reported July sales results that were much worse than analysts had expected.
The hamburger joint's poor sales are just another indication consumers have lost their appetite for fast food, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
McDonald's is under pressure after reporting abysmal sales globally in July. There's a sense around the globe this good-tasting food is bad for you, says Cramer.
Aug 8- McDonald's Corp said its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a food scare forced it to temporarily withdraw menu items such as Big Macs and Spicy McWings in China.
A look at the fast food chain's rise to dominance and later challenges.