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They want higher pay. This is why the fast-food worker strike is about to become global. The movement has spread to other countries around the world.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Facebook's latest moves in mobile have demonstrated how messaging is shifting from SMS texts to full-blown content sharing, including money.
McDonald's is offering free coffee to its breakfast customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.
Fast food chains are increasingly realizing how important phones have become to customers, especially young ones.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
The world's No. 2 burger chain is adding more beef to its latest McDonald's mimic—the Big Mac-inspired Big King. USA Today reports.
McDonald's CEO vowed to "create more of a coffee culture through high-quality McCafe products," as well as to double-down on breakfast to boost sales.
Subway's decision has at least one food chain pondering its use. So how widespread is its use among fast-food giants? Very.
Billionaire investor William Ackman's fund surged 3.8 percent in January, handily beating the stock market's decline and taking some of the sting away from last year, when losing trades involving J.C. Penney and Herbalife dragged on his fund's performance.
Chipotle's popularity isn't showing any signs of fading, and the food chain is eyeing whether it can raise prices later this year.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
For the past several months, a number of elderly Korean patrons and a McDonald's they frequent have been battling over the benches inside. NYT reports.
Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.
The world's biggest hamburger chain is stuck with a lot of unsold chicken from its Mighty Wings promotion, a new report said.
The chain is testing a mobile payment and ordering iPhone app at six locations. A national rollout of the program could occur within the year, a spokesperson said.
McDonald's reported weaker-than-expected global sales at established restaurants, hurt by a drop in comparable-store sales in the United States.
Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.
The struggle of low-income workers, many in retailing, is adding momentum to efforts to increase the federal minimum wage. The NYT reports.