McDonald's reported a lower profit for the first quarter as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw global sales remain weak.
McDonald's may recently have struggled to lure customers, but it still does far more business at each location than its key rival -- Burger King.
Taco Bell's new breakfast menu, to be unveiled Thursday, probably won't rattle McDonald's as the destination for hungry commuters.
Fed chief Janet Yellen isn't expected to change course from the policies of her predecessor, but investors will pay close attention to what she says and how she says it.
The number of millionaires in the U.S. increased by 7 percent last year, raising the total number of millionaires to 9.6 million, a record high.
McDonald's is growing in popularity through South America and the Caribbean while the Big Mac daddy is struggling in its home market. Investors won't like the reasons why.
McDonald's says a key sales metric dropped 1.4 percent in the U.S. in February, yet again hurt by tough winter weather.
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McDondald's says a key U.S. sales figure fell last month, even as it fights to attract more customers by aggressively promoting its value menu.
McDonald's has been struggling to reheat its sales for over a year, its not the only fast food chain with problems. But drive-in burger joint Sonic is a solid winner.
McDonald's takes down its employee resources website following what it says was unwarranted scrutiny and inappropriate commentary.
Between the economy and its recent upgrades, McDonald's ought to be on a roll. Instead, it's suffering from weak sales and barely perceptible growth. But it has a plan.
McDonald's says a key sales figure rose 0.5 percent in November, even as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw basically flat traffic in the U.S.
McDonald's is cooking up some big changes, including adding drive-thru windows to speed up orders, and a revamp of its kitchens to offer more options and fresh ingredients.
McDonald's will no longer use Heinz for its ketchup, and it's all because the company is now run by the former CEO of rival Burger King.
U.S. stocks were little changed Monday as investors found little in the latest batch of earnings reports to justify the market's recent rise to an all-time high.
Fast food isn't as cheap as you think it is: New studies reveal that your low-priced burger served up by low-paid employees comes with a hidden high price tag to taxpayers.
When a 10-year McDonald's employee confronted him about her $8.25 an hour salary, Jeff Stratton blew her off, and lost a chance to shine up the image of the Golden Arches.
New study shows chicken nuggets are less than 50 percent "edible" chicken. How does that affect you -- and your eating choices?
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McDonald's says it will offer healthy options as part of its popular value meals, letting customers choose a side salad, fruit or vegetables instead of french fries.
Chipotle's testing a premium coffee brand, and it's also serving breakfast out of one of its airport locations. Could breakfast burritos be in the fast casual chain's future?
McDonald's is on the front line of a wage war as fast food workers demand their minimum pay be raised to $15 an hour. Here's why it's in the chain's interest to do just that.