A U.S. meat supplier is laying off most of the workforce of a China subsidiary accused of selling expired meat to KFC, McDonald's and other customers.» Read More
McDonald's, the world's largest restaurant chain, posted a higher-than-expected second-quarter profit on Wednesday, boosted by strong overseas sales.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Harley-Davidson and Capital One popped while eBay and Yum! dropped.
Four billion dollars has been set aside to lure alternative-energy firms to the state.
Are we at a bottom? Still not clear, but when you have rallies like yesterday, when you have Lowry, the oldest technical analysis service in the U.S., say to their clients, "The last two days appeared to represent a possible selling climax," you do get a lot of people nibbling, and today we are helped by Jamie Dimon and friends.
Yum Brands, parent company of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC, on Wednesday posted a 5 percent rise in quarterly profit, but shares fell more than 5 percent as rising commodity prices ate into restaurant margins in the United States and China.
Oil's move could be a key trend in Wednesday's markets, as traders watch more Fed testimony, a bunch of earnings reports and another helping of inflation data.
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Wall Street is bracing for a big round of second-quarter earnings reports that few expect to deliver good news for the state of corporate America.
Oh those marketing geniuses at Yum! Brands and Cadbury Schweppes. Slogans like "Finger Lickin' Good," and people dancing around singing "I'm a Pepper" just don't cut it anymore in the age of dogs riding skateboards on YouTube and products which promote "going commando." Sigh. I miss wanting to teach the world to sing, in perfect harmony.
Also, the closest thing to a deepwater wildcatter, more praise for wind power and more.
The Dow ended with modest gains after Lehman Brothers weighed down stocks by announcing its first quarterly loss since being spun off by American Express in 1994. What's the "Word on the Street?"
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Stocks closed higher as optimism prevailed, even in the face of $122-a-barrel oil. Techs got a boost from speculation that a deal between Microsoft and Yahoo is still possible.
Stocks declined as oil surpassed $122 a barrel and Fannie Mae delivered disappointing results.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!
Forget Wrigley. Heinz is the company Buffett should have bought.
Yum!'s Taco Bell -- and its Pizza Hut and KFC franchises -- is a hit overseas. The success is helping the company weather rising food costs.
With gas and commodity prices at all-time highs, it's hard to find a casual dining stock that's going higher. Here's how Karen Finerman trades the sector.
There are 1.3 billion potential customers in China and if U.S. companies have anything to say about it, they’ll all be buying American. Sound far-fetched? Find out why it might not be.