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Stock Splits Are Hot Again

Investors will continue to cheer on stock split announcements even when they don't fully understand them. It's simple math. It's zero-sum math.

There May Never Be Another Chipotle

Chipotle may have let down its investors with its latest earnings report, but good luck finding a better play in the fast-casual dining trend.

Is Red Lobster Dead?

Darden Restaurants is looking to either spin off or sell Red Lobster, part of its plan to boost shareholder value.

5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

Among the wins and losses in business this week: the well-timed announcement of a bar-raising new Royal Caribbean cruise ship and a painful computer failure American Airlines.

Popular Restaurants Have Secret Menu Items

Secret menus. McDonald’s (MCD) has one. So do Burger King (BKW), Subway and most other fast-food chains. These are items that, for various reasons, are not on the regular menu, but can be had if you know what to ask for.

McDonald's November Sales Figure Rises

McDonald's said Monday that a key sales figure rose in November, as U.S. customers snapped up the world's biggest hamburger chain's breakfast offerings and limited-time Cheddar Bacon Onion sandwiches. The increase follows a decline in October.

Wall Street Watch this Week: A Bummer Earnings Season Begins

Earnings season is here, and that's not necessarily a good thing. The profitability of all S&P 500 companies is expected to post its first year-over-year decline in nearly three years. Even information technology, a perceived bright spot, is struggling (excepting Apple).