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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Earnings: Better than expected and better than feared. For the most part, the big names continue to beat. The big emerging trend this quarter: Revenues are light.
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Friday the 13th is Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A. If you show up at a restaurant wearing a cow costume, you eat for free.
It was the first time the company was profitable in 10 quarters but results do not make this stock a buy, says Mike Murphy.
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The Fast Money pros were stunned by developments in the after-hours. “There’s a lot of read through here,” says trader Brian Kelly and it's bad.
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Many emerging market countries will be home to an exploding population with a growing working-age populace over the next several decades, which will lead to attractive investment opportunities.
After Baltimore officials decided to close three fire companies, the City Council sought to avert the cuts with a new money-raising strategy: it passed a resolution urging the administration to explore selling ads on the city’s fire trucks, the New York Times reports.
Stocks closed higher in thin trading Friday, with all three major indexes log their best weekly gains this year, amid optimism that euro zone leaders would move closer to tackle the region's ongoing debt crisis, including a recapitalization of Spanish banks over the weekend.
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Taco Bell is going more upscale., rolling out a new menu created by celebrity chef Lorena Garcia that features ingredients such as black beans, cilantro rice, citrus- and herb-marinated chicken and cilantro dressing.
Low-cost franchise opportunities — those with an average investment of $150,000 or less — are among the most popular and sought-after.