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    U.S. demands EU reconsiders tax probes of its companies

    Reuters – 11:36 AM ET 02/11/2016

    * EU probes could set disturbing tax policy predecents -Lew. * Lew urges EU to reconsider its tax approach. * EU Commission says no bias against U.S. companies. By Foo Yun Chee. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called on the European Union to reconsider tax probes targeting U.S. companies on Thursday, arguing that such moves represented disturbing precedents.

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    Treasury's Lew slams EU tax investigations

    Reuters – 10:23 AM ET 02/11/2016

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Thursday criticized the European Commission's tax investigations of U.S. companies such as Apple (AAPL) and McDonald's (MCD) , calling it a sweeping interpretation of EU legal rules which could set a worrying trend.

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    U.S. Treasury's Lew slams EU tax investigations

    Reuters – 10:19 AM ET 02/11/2016

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Thursday criticised the European Commission's tax investigations of U.S. companies such as Apple (AAPL) and McDonald's (MCD), calling it a sweeping interpretation of EU legal rules which could set a worrying trend.

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    After big selloffs, a second take on restaurant shares

    Reuters – 7:00 AM ET 02/11/2016

    Restaurant stocks have sat like dry toast for the last six months, but investors are now starting to nibble back into the sector. After aggressively buying restaurant shares early in 2015, investors started dumping them midyear on fears that the industry was spread too thin.

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    Burger King to Start Selling Hot Dogs

    DJ Business News – 12:25 PM ET 02/10/2016

    Burger King plans to start selling hot dogs, making its biggest menu change in decades as the unit of Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR) seeks to extend recent sales gains. The planned launch of Burger King wieners on Feb. 23 comes as some rival restaurant chains are emphasizing healthier fare, driven by so-called fast-casual chains like Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (CMG) that tout fresh ingredients. Burger King by contrast says it is returning to its roots as a traditional...

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    Wendy's Profit, Revenue Top Expectations

    DJ Business News – 7:25 AM ET 02/09/2016

    Wendy's Co. (WEN) reported fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations by operating fewer of its own restaurants and by offering meals for $4.. Wendy's (WEN) said it expects same-store sales growth in 2016 of about 3% in North America, above the projection of 2.5% by analysts surveyed by Consensus Metrix. The company also projected adjusted per-share earnings between 35 cents and 37 cents, in-line with the consensus view of 36 cents by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.

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    BetterInvesting Magazine Releases April Stock to Study and Undervalued Stock Choices for Investors' Informational and Educational Use

    PR Newswire – 4:15 PM ET 02/05/2016

    MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. "The committee selected McDonald's (MCD) for the promising early results of the all-day breakfast menu and for operating improvements from paring down the menu, coupled with a solid dividend," said Adam Ritt, editor of BetterInvesting Magazine. Check BetterInvesting's April issue for more details about these selections.

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    Canadian egg farmers humane hen housing switch to take 20 years

    Reuters – 1:25 PM ET 02/05/2016

    Canada's egg farmers plan to replace conventional hen cages with more humane conditions over the next 20 years, amid growing pressure from consumers, restaurants and food companies.

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    Beefed up: McDonald's edging out KFC, Pizza Hut in China revival battle

    Reuters – 9:01 PM ET 02/04/2016

    * Yum's China sales drop for first time in 2015. * China same-store sales improving for both brands. * But analysis suggests McDonald's (MCD) recovery more robust. * China diners particularly sensitive on chicken products. * Headache for Yum with China unit spin-off due this year. By Adam Jourdan.

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    Beefed up: McDonald's edging out KFC, Pizza Hut in China revival battle

    Reuters – 6:05 AM ET 02/04/2016

    * Yum's China sales drop for first time in 2015. * China same-store sales improving for both brands. * But analysis suggests McDonald's (MCD) recovery more robust. * China diners particularly sensitive on chicken products. * Headache for Yum with China unit spin-off due this year. By Adam Jourdan.

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    Fresh Ingredients Came Back to Haunt Chipotle

    DJ Business News – 10:35 PM ET 02/02/2016

    Steve Ells built Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (CMG) into a restaurant-industry leader by playing offense, brashly touting fresher and more virtuous food than competitors. His company boasted of "food with integrity" and ridiculed rivals for using artificial ingredients. For much of the past few months, though, he has been playing defense after E. coli outbreaks sickened dozens, set regulators on the elusive trail of the cause and sent investors fleeing from the once-hot leader in...

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    Foreign companies bet on China's consumers as industry slows

    Reuters – 7:00 PM ET 02/01/2016

    Coffee shops, burger bars and clothes stores are among the foreign businesses in China that say they are thriving despite the economic slowdown that is hurting the manufacturing sector. A Reuters examination of comments or recent statements from 34 large publicly-traded foreign companies that updated investors on their China operations shows a diverging experience between sectors.

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    EU antitrust chief rejects U.S. criticism of Apple, Starbucks tax cases

    Reuters – 6:34 AM ET 02/01/2016

    Europe's antitrust chief signalled on Monday her determination to go after Apple (AAPL), Starbucks (SBUX) and McDonald's (MCD) over their sweetheart tax deals in the bloc, dismissing U.S. criticism of her crackdown on the companies.

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    Chinese Court Fines OSI Group Over 2014 Meat Scandal

    DJ Business News – 5:06 AM ET 02/01/2016

    SHANGHAI--A Shanghai court fined two units of U.S.-based food processor OSI Group LLC 2.4 million yuan and sentenced 10 people to prison for "producing and selling inferior products" in a case that has rippled through the food industry in China. The Shanghai Jiading People's Court said in a statement on its microblog that it fined the Shanghai and Hebei units of OSI and that it sentenced Australian Yang Liqun, a general manager at OSI in China, to three years in prison, followed by...

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    McDonald's to launch 150 customized burger stores in China in 2016

    Reuters – 12:50 AM ET 01/29/2016

    McDonald's Corp (MCD) plans to launch in China this year 150 outlets where clients can customize burgers to suit their tastes, as the world's top restaurant chain aims to grow sales in the country after being hit by a fast-food scandal in 2014.

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    McDonald's to launch 150 customised burger stores in China in 2016

    Reuters – 12:43 AM ET 01/29/2016

    McDonald's Corp (MCD) plans to launch in China this year 150 outlets where clients can customise burgers to suit their tastes, as the world's top restaurant chain aims to grow sales in the country after being hit by a fast-food scandal in 2014.

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    Here comes the sun - and with it, U.S. earnings excuses

    Reuters – 2:14 PM ET 01/28/2016

    U.S. companies are singing the warm weather blues this corporate earnings season. The long spate of warm temperatures this winter likely will have a slightly positive affect on the U.S. economy, as a whole as construction projects can continue unabated and fewer workers will need to leave the office on account of snow, said Brain Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds.

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    McDonald's Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

    PR Newswire – 4:30 PM ET 01/27/2016

    OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 27, 2016 Today, McDonald's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.89 per share of common stock payable on March 15, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2016.

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    Twitter Appoints a Marketing Chief

    DJ Business News – 9:35 AM ET 01/26/2016

    Twitter Inc. (TWTR) named American Express Co. (AXP) executive Leslie Berland as its first-ever chief marketing officer, hoping she can explain to the mainstream masses why they should use the social-media service. Chief Executive Jack Dorsey introduced Ms. Berland on Tuesday with an effusive tweet: "Welcoming@ leslieberland to Twitter!

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    Covered Call Alerts For Apple, Alcoa, Starbucks, McDonald's and Tyco International Released By InvestorsObserver

    PR Newswire – 9:31 AM ET 01/26/2016

    CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2016  InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, AA, SBUX, MCD and TYC. To see the high-return covered-call trades uncovered by InvestorsObserver's analysts, read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link.

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