Stocks kicked off the week with sharp losses, with all three major averages posting their worst one-day performance this year, amid renewed worries over Europe and as investors took a breather after the Dow topped 14,000 for the first time since October 2007 last week.
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After spending millions on Super Bowl ads, some companies are breaking the longstanding tradition of keeping the commercials under wraps until the big game and leaking them online.
McDonald's popular $1 McDouble cheeseburger, which has lured customers to the Golden Arches since 2008, is getting hard to sustain as rising beef prices threaten the company's profit margin.
McDonald's warned that it expects global sales to be lower this month — a prediction that one analyst said investors should be eye.
Rising food prices look manageable this year and Wendy's doesn't expect have to raise menu prices substantially, CEO Emil Brolick told CNBC on Wednesday.
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Stocks finished largely unchanged in lackluster trading Friday as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of next week's flurry of earnings reports, but still pulled off their second-straight weekly gain.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a marginally lower open on the last trading day of the week, with Asian and European shares trading flat after a new stimulus package was unveiled in Japan.
KFC parent Yum Brands said it had stopped using chicken from suppliers in China that are now under a government investigation before the review was even announced, and analysts said they expect the company to recover from the business hit in its biggest market.
Stocks finished lower for the second session Tuesday, as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of what is expected to be a weak fourth-quarter earnings season.
Which fast food giant is a better buy? McDonald's or Yum! Brands? Abigail Doolittle, The Seaport Group and Steve Cortes, Veracruz founder, discuss.
Following Yum Brands' warning of lower China sales, one analyst questioned to what extent this could be tied to weakening demand.
Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, discusses whether food safety concerns in China will impact shares of Yum! Brands.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday on Wall Street, as investors await the start of fourth quarter earnings season.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Earnings season unofficially kicks off Tuesday. From Sandy to the "fiscal cliff" get ready to here every excuse in the book for weak profits and revenue!
KFC parent Yum Brands on Monday warned that sales in its key China division shrank more than expected in the fourth quarter, and it reiterated an earnings forecast that was below what Wall Street expected.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday: