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Brian Bittner, Oppenheimer & Co., and Bryan Elliott, Raymond James, look at McDonald's earnings miss this morning and discuss the pressure the restaurant business is under from a strained economy.
U.S. consumers have held up remarkably well despite higher payroll taxes, but after investors feasted on restaurant stocks this year the group may start to give investors indigestion.
It's not just Colonel Sanders, the Hamburglar, Spuds Mackenzie and Burger King's mute royal, analysts say there is a broader trend of fast-food chains abandoning their mascots.
Now trading above $400 after sliding to the low $230's, has Chipotle gotten its mojo back?
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Fast-food chain KFC is not only tossing out the chicken bones. It's also dropping the quaint image of founder Col. Harland Sanders at its new upmarket restaurant.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Wednesday spoke to Congress about unwinding policy, and for the first time in a while his "taper talk" didn't make waves in markets.
As Dunkin' Donuts expands in the fast-casual restaurant segment, it is adding menu items, redesigning its look and adopting some decidedly Starbucks-like elements.
The surprisingly hot IPO of Noodles & Co. is eerily reminiscent of Chipotle. But if the company is to be successful, it needs to watch out for Wall Street pressures.
The Street often rewards growth potential. But this is ridiculous, isn’t it?
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell:
Is it time for investors in the Consumer Discretionary sector to exercise some discretion of their own?
“The price action is confounding more people than I have seen in some time,” said Cramer. What's going on?
Hoping to increase sales and traffic in their restaurants, fast-food and fast-casual operators are cranking up the menu innovation to produce items that stray from the gastronomic norm.
McDonald's is adding three new Quarter Pounders to its menu as the fast-food chain looks to offer cheaper premium burgers while capitalizing on one of its most popular brands.
Despite an uneven consumer landscape, Wendy's expects its makeover to boost same-store sales this year, CEO Emil Brolich told CNBC.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Stocks reversed a two-day slump to close out the week on a positive note, with the S&P 500 rebounding after finishing below it 50-day moving average for the first time this year, but all three major averages still logged their worst weekly drop this year.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers: