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Stock Market Today: January 23, 2017

01/23/2017 Stocks were weak this morning, but managed to partially recover as the session progressed. At the close of trading, the major averages were in negative territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 27 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was down six points; and the NASDAQ was off just nominally.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation Fourth Quarter 2016

01/23/2017 Shares of McDonald's pulled back this morning even though the restaurant operator reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter financial results, including positive global same-store sales.
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Using The Value Line Report: McDonald’s Appears Headed In The Right Direction.

12/09/2016 McDonald’s (MCD) has more than 36,000 locations in over 100 countries. In fact, most people recognize the distinctive golden arches of the fast-food giant’s ubiquitous restaurants. The company has more than 36,000 locations in over 100 countries. More than 80% of its restaurants are franchised. At least 40% of the company’s consolidated operating income is derived in the United States. Revenues exceed $20 billion annually.
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Using The Value Line Report: Coca Cola Is Down But Not Out

11/14/2016 Somewhat contrary to its fiercely competitive advertising strategy and iconic brand-promotion campaigns, the world’s largest beverage company could easily be dubbed one of the world’s least exciting stocks to own. Coca Cola (KO) definitely epitomizes the safe blue-chip play, offering all of the characteristics an investor expects from a highly conservative investment.
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Stock Market Today: October 21, 2016

10/21/2016 Stocks opened lower this morning, but managed to recover considerable ground as the day progressed. At the end of trading, the major averages were mixed. Specifically, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 17 points; the S&P 500 Index was off just slightly; while the NASDAQ was higher by 16 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 26, 2016

07/26/2016 The U.S. stock market put in a mixed session today. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down roughly 20 points; while the broader S&P 500 Index was up slightly; and the NASDAQ was ahead 12 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation Second Quarter 2016

07/26/2016 Shares of McDonalds (MCD) fell after the restaurant operator released second-quarter results that did not live up to expectations. While the interim marked the fourth-consecutive quarter of positive comps, management noted a “challenging environment in several key markets.
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Using the Value Line Report: McDonalds Serves Up a Happy Meal for Hungry Investors

06/14/2016 It’s no secret that in recent years, McDonald’s has fallen off diners’ lists of favorite places to eat, especially as consumers’ tastes and preferences have increasingly shifted towards healthier, or more natural, alternatives.That said, the global fast-food giant has made headlines over the past few months, with menu changes and customer service improvements among the turnaround initiatives it is implementing. Given the blue chip’s upward price movement lately, this has certainly been welcome news to investors.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation First Quarter 2016

04/22/2016 Shares of McDonald's (MCD) moved slightly higher after the restaurant operator announced better-than-expected earnings in the first quarter. Revenues came in a hair below our forecast, but comparable-store sales were solid and results from the quarter provided investors with further evidence that management's turnaround efforts are bearing fruit.
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