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The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, also said its gauge of manufacturing employment rose following a decline in August.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Small cap stocks rallied on Monday as a surprise expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector quieted concerns about economic growth at a time when central banks are seen continuing to support markets. The ISM number suggests that things are not that bad, "said Adam Sarhan, chief executive officer at Sarhan Capital in New York."
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 118 points to 13,554 as of 1 p.m. Eastern. Stocks had already been up in morning trading, but the gains accelerated after the report was released by the Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers. All 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 rose.
NEW YORK-- U.S. stock market futures rose Monday, following European markets higher, as investors cautiously welcomed the result of stress tests of Spain's banks and a slight improvement in a survey of the eurozone's manufacturing sector.
NEW YORK-- An analyst lowered his rating on Wendy's Co. on Monday, saying that he has concerns that a key revenue metric may disappoint in the third quarter.
Oct 1- The Wendy's Co:. *Janney cuts The Wendy's Co to neutral from buy For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Restaurant earnings results have been mixed so far this year, but one analyst told CNBC that he has seen an “uncanny improvement” in fast-food names across the board as many chains revamp their locations and menus.
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U.S. regulators, retailers and manufacturers are growing increasingly concerned that a surge in the number of products being recalled is resulting in "fatigue" by the public — increasing the chance that consumers could ignore or miss a recall that could ultimately endanger their health, USA Today reports.
The success of Smashburger has proven that there is room for an upscale market in the burger franchise business.
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Stocks recovered more than half their losses, but still closed in negative territory Tuesday as political uncertainty in Greece kept investors on edge.
While domestic and global economic conerns could cause some turbulence for some fast-food stocks in the near-term, analysts say the sector still remains a stable area for investors in the longer-term.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Tuesday as investors continued to fret over the euro zone following elections in France and Greece over the weekend.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers:
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McDonald’s reported higher quarterly profit on Friday, paced by strong sales at established restaurants in the U.S.
Burger King wants you to have it your way. It's just trying to figure out what way that is. The Miami-based fast food giant is spending $750 million to rebrand itself, freshening up stores, installing digital menu boards, hiring celebrities to pitch its products, and embarking on the largest menu expansion in its history.
Fast-food chain Burger King went through a grueling series of taste tests to revamp its menu in an effort to keep up with competitors.
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