KEY POINTS
  • McDonald's, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Domino's Pizza are among the restaurant companies reporting their earnings next week.
  • Investors are anticipating strong first-quarter results, but the rest of the year may be rougher for the restaurant industry.
  • Consumers have been pulling back on restaurant spending, and a recession is expected later this year.

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Pedestrians carry McDonald's bags in New York, US, on Wednesday, April 6, 2023. 

As restaurants prepare to present their first-quarter earnings, investors are anticipating strong results.

But the rest of the year may prove bumpier for the sector.

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