NewsWatch: This is how McDonald’s stacks up against two dozen restaurant chains


The hamburger chain has relatively high comparable-store sales growth, and three-quarters of analysts rate the stock a ‘buy.’ See full story.

This troubling trend may wreak havoc on the stock market, analysts warn

Corporate earnings over the past two weeks gave investors an injection of much-needed good cheer, with most of the roughly 20% of S&P 500 companies to report thus far bearing expectations. Yet these positive numbers may mask some troubling signs, analysts say. See full story.

Big stock rally in China bolsters markets across Asia

Stock markets in China picked up Monday right where they left off late Friday, with indexes up more than 3%.

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