Apr 23, 2012 McDonald's said today its profits were up 7 percent last quarter, thanks to a 9 percent rise in U.S. restaurant sales and a 5 percent boost in Europe. Also General Electric reported an 11 percent drop in profit during the first three months of the year.
Mar 8, 2012 The American economy seems to be moving along at a healthy clip, from jobs to hamburgers.
Mar 22, 2012 Like any company with more than 30,000 locations, McDonald's sales figures give us a snapshot of the global economy.
Mar 8, 2012 McDonald's hopes to boost sales by expanding its options for value-conscious customers, including a new "Extra Value Menu."
Jan 2, 2012 The Dow’s best- and worst-performing stocks of 2011.
Jan 2, 2012 Fast food chains seem to continuing popping around the globe, so why are all of the McDonald's in Bolivia actually shutting down?
Nov 30, 2011 The fast food giant finds a workaround to San Francisco's new toy law.
Nov 3, 2011 McDonald's is rolling out its own TV channel at hundreds of California locations. The idea is to capture new advertising revenue.
Feb 8, 2011 Marketplace's Alisa Roth is in the Middle East covering the political unrest in Egypt and the surrounding countries. Roth spoke with Jeremy Hobson...