Fast Food, McDonald’s (MCD), and Fast Profits

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We’ve got new highs, ladies and bohunks, on all the major indexes. It’s a certified breakout, and considering the charts we’re about to show you, it’s also setting up to be one wham-doggy, slap’o’the porpoise affair. This is a chart of where Main Street is currently situated vis-à-vis the stock market. And as you can […]

May 21, 2015

U.S. Postal Service data breach, McDonalds (MCD) sales down and General Motors (GM) ordered parts two months before recall

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Markets were heading slightly higher on Monday after the United States Postal Service announced that there was a data breach the affected it’s employees and their call center. They reported that nearly 800,000 employees have had their personal information compromised along with customer’s data that called into the call center from January through August of […]

November 10, 2014

Markets up after U.S. military strikes in Iraq, McDonalds (MCD) feeling affects of China food scare and General Motors (GM) announces third recall

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Markets were headed higher on Friday after it was announced that the United States bombed Islamic State positions on Iraq. It was announced that U.S. warplanes struck Iraq for the first time since American forces left the country in 2011. President Obama gave approval on relief supplies and air strikes overnight. This news comes shortly […]

August 8, 2014

Visa (V) drops revenue forecast, Starbucks (SBUX) up on sales increase and McDonald’s (MCD) changes menu in Hong Kong on food scandal

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Markets were falling slightly after news was released that Visa (V) had cut their revenue forecasts for the year. The company reported that their expectations for the year were slashed due to cross-border growth transactions slowing down as the U.S. dollar strengthened. Visa retains over 60% of its transaction volume outside of the United States. The […]

July 25, 2014