McDonald's Corp


  • Early Glance: Restaurant companies Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Brinker International Inc. fell$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $61.41. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose$. 81 or. 1 percent, to $653.20. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $67.12.

  • April 6- Domino's Pizza Inc will need to raise the minimum wage to get the "right people" to stay competitive, the pizza chain's chief executive said on Monday, less than a week after McDonald's Corp said it plans to raise the minimum wage for its U.S. workers. Retailers such as Target Corp, Wal-Mart Stores Inc and TJX Cos have also said they would raise worker pay.

  • Does McDonald's wage hike spell trouble for stocks? Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    A McRib at a McDonald's restaurant.

    As more and more companies hike wages, is a Fed rate hike next?

  • Fed should avoid itchy trigger finger Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 12:29 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The jobs report is the latest in a string of data that suggest the Fed shouldn't get trigger happy on rates, this economist says.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, April 2- McDonald's Corp's announcement that it will raise the average pay at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees. Steve Caldeira, president of the International Franchise...

  • Will Good Friday bring a bad jobs report? Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 4:40 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The jobs report hits markets Friday when only bonds and futures markets are open in the U.S. with the stock market closed for Good Friday.

  • This is fast food's next mega-market Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 2:46 PM ET
    A McDonald’s restaurant is shown in Mumbai, India, Oct. 31, 2013.

    The Indian fast food market is expected to reach $16 billion in 2018, making it the new mega-market option for international players.

  • McDonald's wage hike can improve outlook: Analyst Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    An employee gives a customer her food order inside a McDonald's restaurant in Oak Brook, Ill.

    Standard & Poor's has a negative outlook on McDonald's credit. The benefits of its wage hike could be worth the cost, Robert Schulz says.

  • As McDonald's ups pay, pressure for franchises? Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 11:16 AM ET
    Customers visit a McDonald's restaurant in Dallas.

    As McDonald's plans a pay raise for 10 percent of its U.S. restaurants, will the move extend to its individually-owned franchises?

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- America's lowest paid workers are getting bigger raises that are outpacing the gains of many of their better-off peers, a trend that suggests the benefits of U.S. economic growth are finally trickling down, boding well for the resilience of the upturn. Wages in leisure and hospitality, the sector with the lowest average earnings at $14.23 an...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 1- McDonald's Corp plans to raise the average pay of about 90,000 U.S. workers to around $10 an hour, but the increase will not benefit workers at the vast majority of the restaurants, because they are operated by franchisees, who make their own wage decisions. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and other retailers have introduced entry-level wage hikes in...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 1- McDonald's Corp plans to raise the average pay of roughly 90,000 U.S. restaurant workers to around $10 and to tack on benefits such as paid vacations, the fast-food giant said on Wednesday. On July 1, starting wages at McDonald's roughly 1,500 company-operated U.S. restaurants will be $1 above the locally mandated minimum wage.

  • Stocks close moderately lower on mixed data Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors weighed softness in economic data ahead of Friday's important jobs report.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 1- McDonald's Corp plans to raise U.S. restaurant workers' pay by more than 10 percent and tack on benefits such as paid vacations, according to a Wall Street Journal story citing the fast-food chain's new chief executive. According to the report, McDonald's will raise pay at least $1 above the local minimum wage for roughly 90,000 workers in...

  • McDonald's to hike pay for US restaurant workers Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 3:23 PM ET
    Fast-food workers hold placards in support to an increase of the fastfood workers minimun wage in New York.

    The move will not apply to workers at franchisee-owned restaurants, which make up 90 percent of U.S. stores.

  • Early movers: SHLD, WMT, GDDY, AAPL & more Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The McDonald’s fight that could change franchising Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    A McDonald's restaurant with a Now Hiring sign, in Sarasota, Florida.

    McDonald's and labor unions are in a fight that has entered a key phase this week, and the ultimate outcome could alter the franchising model.

  • Cramer: This CEO is doing it right, and here's why Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 10:34 AM ET
    Steve Easterbrook, CEO of McDonald's, speaks during the re-opening of the McDonald's flagship restaurant at Frankfurt International Airport, on March 30, 2015.

    Table service in Germany, breakfast all day in San Diego are signs that right steps are being taken at one company.

  • UPDATE 1-McDonald's starts table service in Germany Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 3:13 PM ET

    FRANKFURT, March 30- McDonald's Corp is introducing table service in Germany as it reinvents itself as a "modern, progressive burger company" under new Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook. Germany has been a challenging market for McDonald's, which has struggled to find the right recipe for selling to the nation's health- and cost-conscious diners.

  • McDonald's all-day breakfast coming here Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 2:07 PM ET
    A McDonald's Egg McMuffin breakfast sandwich is shown in San Rafael, Calif.

    Fast food giant McDonald's is making an early step toward extending breakfast hours to all-day long.