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    Dollar is Public Enemy No. 1 this earnings season

    MarketWatch – 7:29 AM ET 04/24/2015

    By Ciara Linnane and Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch. Weather takes back seat to greenback as driver of sales declines. Move over, harsh winter weather.

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    Higher Prices Fail to Salvage Profits

    DJ Business News – 9:02 PM ET 04/23/2015

    The strong dollar is a given. The question now is whether American companies can raise prices enough to offset the damage without hurting sales. So far, the answer isn't good.

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    Dunkin' Brands keeps pushing beyond breakfast and coffee

    MarketWatch – 4:37 PM ET 04/23/2015

    Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (DNKN) already is one of America's favorite places to grab a cup of coffee. Now the parent of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is stepping up its efforts to move beyond beverages and all-day breakfasts, just as rival McDonald's Corp. (MCD) tests its own all-day breakfast menu. The Canton, MA.-based company recently introduced a chicken sandwich using a pretzel roll instead of standard bread as well as a steak wrap to invite non-morning visits.

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    Why there's nothing lurking under the bed for this market right now

    MarketWatch – 9:21 AM ET 04/23/2015

    Critical information ahead of the market's open. Judging by yesterday's action, earnings may be ready to kick things into gear for this market. The Nasdaq Composite closed 13 points away from a record, and the S&P 500 closed above the 2,100 level, led by technology stocks.

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    McDonald's recipe for success may need focus on consumers, workers

    Reuters – 7:00 AM ET 04/23/2015

    As McDonald's Corp (MCD) prepares yet another plan to revive its business, company watchers have the following advice: reconnect with lower income consumers who remain faithful to the brand, improve wages and ease the financial burden on operators.

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    Facebook slips following results; AT&T gains on earnings beat

    MarketWatch – 5:31 PM ET 04/22/2015

    By Sue Chang and Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch. Shares of Facebook Inc. (FB) slid 3% in Wednesday's extended session after the social media company said its first- quarter earnings fell to$ 512 million, or 18 cents a share, from $642 million, or 25 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding certain expenses, Facebook (FB) earned 42 cents a share.

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    Nasdaq hits 15-year high; Dow lifted by Visa, McDonald's

    MarketWatch – 4:50 PM ET 04/22/2015

    By Anora Mahmudova and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch. Nasdaq stands 13 points away from an all-time high. U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected earnings and an upbeat report on existing-homes sales fueled investor confidence.

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    MARKET SNAPSHOT: Nasdaq Hits 15-year High; Dow Lifted By Visa, McDonald's

    DJ Business News – 4:50 PM ET 04/22/2015

    By Anora Mahmudova and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch. Nasdaq stands 13 points away from an all-time high. U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected earnings and an upbeat report on existing-homes sales fueled investor confidence.

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    McDonald's recipe for success may need focus on consumers, workers

    Reuters – 4:48 PM ET 04/22/2015

    As McDonald's Corp (MCD) prepares yet another plan to revive its business, company watchers have the following advice: reconnect with lower income consumers who remain faithful to the brand, improve wages and ease the financial burden on operators.

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    US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St finishes higher, helped by Visa and McDonald's

    Reuters – 4:04 PM ET 04/22/2015

    U.S. stocks ended stronger on Wednesday as Visa Inc's (V) potential expansion into China and talk of a turnaround at McDonald's Corp (MCD) helped investors see the bright side of mixed quarterly earnings.

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    U.S. Stocks Rise; Nasdaq Composite Nears Record High

    DJ Business News – 3:07 PM ET 04/22/2015

    U.S. stocks rose Wednesday, with the Nasdaq Composite Index trading within striking distance of its all-time high reached in March 2000.. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 80 points, or 0.4%, to 18029 and the S&P 500 gained 11 points, or 0.5%, to 2108.. The Nasdaq Composite added 21 points, or 0.4%, to 5035. The tech-heavy index is approaching its record of 5048.62 hit in March 2000..

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    U.S. Stocks Trade Slightly Higher

    DJ Business News – 1:19 PM ET 04/22/2015

    U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday, a continuation of back-and-forth action amid mixed first-quarter earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 48 points, or 0.3%, to 17998. The S&P 500 gained seven points, or 0.3%, to 2104, and the Nasdaq Composite Index added nine points, or 0.2%, to 5023.. Stocks opened higher and then quickly turned lower, pushing the Dow down 62 points at its low of the session.

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    U.S. Stocks Trade Little Changed

    DJ Business News – 10:12 AM ET 04/22/2015

    U.S. stocks were little changed in early trading amid mixed first-quarter earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 26 points, or 0.1%, to 17923. The S&P 500 lost two points, or 0.1%, to 2095, and the Nasdaq Composite Index slipped eight points, or 0.2%, to 5006.. McDonald's Corp. (MCD) reported a 2.6% drop in a key revenue metric in the U.S. during its first quarter.

  14. McDonald's shares rise 3%

    MarketWatch – 9:33 AM ET 04/22/2015
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    A key technical level eludes the S&P 500 and only Apple can help

    MarketWatch – 9:11 AM ET 04/22/2015

    Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens. While global markets keep breaking records-- the Nikkei closed above 20 K for the first time in 15 years on Wednesday-- it's been less amazing for the S&P 500. "All I know is our markets are not reflecting the mood change that has gripped the... faces of the Chinese and forced them to buy common stocks" writes iBankCoin's The Fly.

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    McDonald's Reports Steeper Profit Drop

    DJ Business News – 8:45 AM ET 04/22/2015

    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) said its sales continue to struggle as new Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook rolls out his effort to win back customers in the U.S.-a task he says won't be easy. The Oak Brook, Ill. burger giant is off to a rough start this year, reporting on Wednesday that its U.S. same-store sales fell 2.6% in the first quarter, including a 3.9% decline in March--worse than analysts expected. Total profit for the quarter also fell by a steeper-than-expected 32%, in part because of...

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    McDonald's to develop new turnaround plan as sales fall again

    Reuters – 8:32 AM ET 04/22/2015

    - McDonald's Corp (MCD) is developing a new turnaround plan to improve sales and profits as the company struggles to regain its footing in the highly competitive fast-food market. Shares of the world's biggest restaurant chain by sales rose 2.5 percent to $97.25 in premarket trading on Wednesday.

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    McDonald's Reports Steeper Profit Drop

    DJ Business News – 8:27 AM ET 04/22/2015

    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) reported a steeper-than-expected drop in profit in its first quarter amid foreign-currency impacts and restructuring charges, though revenue met Wall Street expectations. Shares edged up 0.8% in premarket trading. Sales excluding newly opened or closed stores fell 2.6% in the U.S. division, as new promotions and products couldn't offset competitive pressure.

  19. McDonald's stock up 1.8% premarket; company to announce turnaround plan May 4

    MarketWatch – 8:24 AM ET 04/22/2015
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    McDonald's revenue matches expectations, but same-store sales miss

    MarketWatch – 8:13 AM ET 04/22/2015

    Fast food behemoth McDonald's Corp. (MCD) reported a first-quarter net profit that fell to $811.5 million, or 84 cents a share, from $1.2 billion, or $1.21 a share, in the year-earlier period. One-time charges and costs reduced earnings per share by 17 cents during the period, while unfavorable currency movements reduced EPS by 9 cents. The FactSet EPS consensus was $1.06.

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    Shareholders Meeting

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    22

    MCD to announce Q2 earnings Before Market (Unconfirmed)

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  • Apr
    22

    MCD Earnings Conference Call at 11:00 AM Listen

  • Apr
    22

    MCD to announce Q1 earnings

    • Next earnings date: 7/22/2015
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    26

    MCD ex-Dividend for $0.85 on 2/26/2015

    • Announce Date: 1/28/2015
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