'All-American' McDonald's higher as Burger King looks north

|About: McDonald's Corporation (MCD)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) are higher in premarket trading, showing little anxiety over a potential merger between Burger King and Tim Hortons.

Despite the threat of an expansion of the Tim Hortons chain, restaurant sector analysts see an opportunity for the marketing mavens at McDonald's to get quite busy with an "All-American" message to consumers.

MCD +0.4% premarket