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  • US STOCKS-McDonald's shares lower after August sales Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 9- Shares of McDonald's Corp are lower in premarket trading on Tuesday, with the fast food giant down 0.6 percent at $91.95 in the wake of its August sales data. McDonald's is the third-worst performing Dow component in 2014, behind only General Electric and Boeing Co..

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- The No. 3 U.S. Senate Democrat has circulated a draft proposal to crack down on U.S. companies that invert, or merge with foreign competitors to get lower tax rates, and it would apply to deals as far back as 1994..

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 4- U.S. fast-food workers staged protests in some 150 cities on Thursday in a fight for higher pay, and organizers said more than 450 were arrested from Manhattan's Times Square to Los Angeles. About 400 protesters clogged Times Square during morning rush hour in the latest of ongoing actions aimed at raising their wage to $15 an hour.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 4- U.S. fast-food workers staged protests in some 150 cities on Thursday in a fight for higher pay, and organizers said dozens were arrested from Manhattan's Times Square to Las Vegas. Sit-ins were held in several more cities, and a total of 86 arrests were reported among protesters in Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas and Little Rock, Arkansas.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- Fast-food workers in 150 U.S. cities kicked off protests for a $15- per-hour wage that included a sit-down in New York's Times Square, where 19 demonstrators were arrested on Thursday, police said.

  • Burger flippers earn the least here Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:42 AM ET
    Fast food workers protesting outside a McDonald's in Times Square, New York

    Fast-food workers across the nation went on strike Thursday. So where do the nation's burger flippers earn the least and the most?

  • Sept 4- Fast-food workers will stage another day of protests in more than 150 U.S. cities on Thursday as they seek a doubling in hourly pay to $15 and the right to form a union. Organizers expect their biggest protest to date, with fast-food workers from McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and KFC restaurants expected to walk off the job.

  • Sept 4- Fast-food workers in more than 150 U.S. cities are planning protests on Thursday to press for a wage increase to $15 an hour and allow them to unionize jobs from the fry-basket at McDonald's to the cash register at Burger King.

  • Inversions threaten to 'erode' tax base: CVS CEO Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Washington must address corporate tax inversions before the tactic further destroys the U.S. corporate tax base, says CVS CEO Larry Merlo.

  • Public pension funds stay mum on tax inversions Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    The offices of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) are shown in Sacramento, Calif.

    Public pension funds have major stakes in American firms moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy.

  • McDonald's to crack down on China suppliers Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 6:41 AM ET
    A 24 hour McDonald's restaurant and a KFC store in a shopping mall in China.

    McDonald's will increase the number of audits it conducts of suppliers in China, after a food scandal in July dented China sales.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 2- McDonald's Corp will increase the number of audits it conducts of suppliers in China, the firm said on Tuesday, after a food scandal in July dented China sales at the U.S. fast food chain and rival Yum Brands Inc. Industry insiders had told Reuters that suppliers in China often knew about audits in advance.

  • LONDON, Sept. 2- Burger King may have taken a lot of flack in the past week for a deal that should curb its U.S. tax bill but in many ways it is consistent with the burger chain's aggressive tax-reduction strategies in recent years. They say it will allow Burger King to avoid paying some U.S. taxes.

  • The real winner in Burger King's deal is... Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    An employee assists a customer at the drive-through of a Burger King restaurant in Peoria, Ill.

    Burger King's proposed acquisition of Tim Hortons may offer big tax benefits but the real tax winner is likely to be its controlling shareholder.

  • So Buffett's participation in fast-food chain Burger King Worldwide Inc's purchase of coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc- complete with relocation of Burger King's domicile to Canada- might at first blush raise questions about his patriotism.

  • DC shrugs off Burger King deal: Have it your way Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:03 PM ET
    Tim Hortons signage is displayed in the window of a restaurant in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

    Given the silence in DC on tax inversions, is it really a policy issue the White House wants to address near-term? Politico's Ben White asks.

  • Stocks rise; S&P 500 scores first finish above 2,000 Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 4:10 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks rose on Tuesday after a report had orders for durable goods jumping far more than expected in July.

  • What's behind the King-sized price for Tim Hortons Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Contrary to what many observers have speculated, Burger King won't be able to justify much of the Tim Hortons deal through tax advantages.

  • How Burger King can avoid a brand backlash Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    A Burger King restaurant in San Francisco.

    Here are key things Burger King needs to focus on to avoid a customer backlash over its proposed Tim Hortons merger, says brand expert Leeann Leahy.

  • Here's how you stop a BK from going to Canada Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    Here's how you incentivize companies to do business in the US, not head to Canada like BK, says Michael Yoshikami.