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  • McDonald's: Disappointing Results But Compelling Dividend Yield  [View article]
    McD stock is over a hundred. What's wrong with all of you pundits? Your comments are completely ignorant.
    May 2, 2014. 09:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's: Disappointing Results But Compelling Dividend Yield  [View article]

    You have obviously never worked in a restaurant. When the weather is bad, people don't go out. Period. Fact. You statement of simple is uninformed at best.
    May 2, 2014. 09:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's And Menu Simplification: Part 1 Of 3 Ways To Tell When The Worst Is Over  [View article]
    Adams....If it took 30 seconds to provide you with sandwich, would you be complaining that it wasn't hot enough and that they had it sitting to long waiting for you to order it? Where else would you get something within 4 minutes/
    Apr 29, 2014. 08:03 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why McDonald's Is Not A Top Idea  [View article]
    I don't think McD is trying to "keep up" with competitors. Ya think?
    Apr 28, 2014. 06:33 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's: 6 Different Insiders Have Sold Shares This Month  [View article]
    I plan to sell some of my shares to remodel my Kitchen. I have 10,300 shares. Probably will sell about 300, which will keep me over 10,000. Don't let the market know this, because it might start a selling panic.
    Apr 27, 2014. 10:53 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Choosing McDonald's As An Income Investment Is Not A Good Idea  [View article]
    It's time for McD to split, although high stock prices seem to be in vogue. Having held McD since 1972, I'm not going anywhere based on short term analysis. The stock over the years has done very well for me.

    Just remember, all of the other fast food places wait for McD to innovate, and then copy them.

    Long McD
    Apr 26, 2014. 12:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why McDonald's Still Has Some Pep In Its Step: Part 2  [View article]
    Article is way off base. McD will not be bought out. Stock has not been steadily declining over the past year. It is lower than its 52 week high, but has not been STEADILY declining. This is like saying that 1 plus 1 equals 3. Premise is pure stupidity
    Apr 4, 2014. 07:46 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's Tasty Shareholder Yield  [View article]
    Good article. Finally someone doing SA articles has something good to say.

    Long McD since 1973 and wealthy because I didn't bail when everyone else did.
    Apr 4, 2014. 07:39 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The National Retail Federation pushes for 40 hours as full-time week  [View news story]
    It's all about supply and demand. If you don't want to make minimum wage, then don't take a mimimum wage job. If no one takes jobs for minimum wages, those paying minimum wages will have to pay higher wages.

    The real issue, however, is that those making minimum wages have no skills to get a higher paying job. Ergo, go back to school and this time, do your homework and graduate.
    Apr 4, 2014. 07:33 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The fast-food breakfast war intensifies  [View news story]
    McD was busy a free cup of joe and purchased some oatmeal. Very good by the way. Taco Bell....empty at 9am. Had pictures of breakfast on'd think they would have a big banner on the outside of building announcing it.

    Also their Ronald add was so meaningless that all I could think was that the marketing people who thought it up must have been employed by McD at one time or another and were trying to get back at them after being fired for incompetence.

    Long McD since 1972
    Apr 4, 2014. 07:22 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It's Not The Right Time To Invest In McDonald's  [View article]
    Long Mcd since 1972. Made me very wealthy
    Apr 1, 2014. 07:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why McDonald's Still Has Some Pep In Its Step: Part 1  [View article]
    I like your conclusion. Please do an analysis on In and Out Burger.
    Mar 26, 2014. 10:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should You Be Loving McDonald's Corporation?  [View article]
    I can't believe that people keep commenting on In and Out. It's a family operation who's owner recently passed away leaving the operation to who knows who....the 90 year old grandmother? In and out totally sucks...I've been in several.....SUCKS!!! If they ever expanded, they would go out of business.

    You idiots that think they are so good, need to read up on what makes a company great. In and Out couldn't compete if they expanded. Really lousy management.

    Period. I would like to see them try to go nationally or globally. What a joke.
    Mar 26, 2014. 10:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's COO to retire  [View news story]
    And back to the article itself. Some of you act like he was fired. He may have been and may not have been. He's probably made a boatload of money over the years and has plenty to survive on.

    The pressures that these folks are under are incredible. The hours that they work are long. Most people could not handle it. At a certain point I think they realize that life is short. Look at Skinner. He could have kept going, but why?
    Mar 21, 2014. 11:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's COO to retire  [View news story]
    It would be nice if a Big Mac cost 75 cents like it did in 1975, but I think the raw material costs them a bit more than that. The food cost on a Big Mac was over 40% I believe.

    They went to new cooking procedure to eliminate waste (as they used to have a 10 min. holding time in the transfer bin).

    When they remodel stores, putting in TV's etc. it costs money and some of their pricing is based on being able to pay for this stuff.

    They are always the one who get picked on by the media, and are forced to make changes which they always do. For example, I liked the fries with the beef fat added. Media pressure forced them to change. Some pundits were complaining that they were losing ground because they were focusing on apple slices and not paying attention to what the consumers were actually buying. They will never satisfy the pundits no matter what they do. How many restaurants have calories listed on the menu? What a stupid thing to have been forced to do.

    When all of the kids grow up, and are not replaced with new kids, the playlands will be obsolete. Will the Media force McD to change the playlands to fitness centers?

    If they had not changed from the old red and white candystripe buildings, things would be a lot cheaper, but then McD would no longer be in existence.
    Mar 21, 2014. 11:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment