Why We're Watching McDonald's and LKQ

In this video from Wednesday's edition of Investor Beat, host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analysts Matt Koppenheffer and Mike Olsen dig into the biggest investing stories from the market today.

In this segment, Mike talks about LKQ , and why the largest operator of junkyards has turned its scale into an incredibly well-run business, and Matt takes a look into McDonald's , which reports earnings tomorrow. After a rough period for McDonald's as the competitive landscape shifts toward fast-casual dining options such as Panera and Chipotle, Matt will be looking for signs in the earnings report that the strategy at McDonald's to adapt and shift its business focuses is coming to fruition.

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Chris Hill and Michael Olsen, CFA, own shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of McDonald's. The Motley Fool recommends Chipotle Mexican Grill, LKQ, McDonald's, and Panera Bread and owns shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill, McDonald's, and Panera Bread. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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