Burger King and McDonald's have been the archrivals, but hungry competitors include Jack in the Box, Red Robin, Sonic and Wendy's.
All regional and money center banks report their quarterly results in April. 'Too big to fail' JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo begin this earnings wave before the opening bell on Friday.
Delta Airlines and Southwest are among five airlines that have reached parabolic altitudes, while two of today's profiled stocks are at cruising altitudes.
These four companies are reporting earnings this week. Here are some guidelines about when to invest in them.
Amazon, Facebook, Netflix, Netease, Pandora and Yelp set all-time intraday highs in the first quarter and all six are down more than 20% from their highs.
Here's how shares of CarMax, Micron, Monsanto and Texas Industries have fared since the companies reported earnings -- and how you can trade these stocks now.
Support for the still-popular Windows XP ends Tuesday, which could hurt businesses and individuals.
Here are some guidelines for investing in four companies set to report first-quarter earnings Tuesday and Wednesday.
The trends in housing, banking, gold, crude oil, the major equities averages, semiconductors and utilities tell the underlying stories for the stock market.
Merck, Microsoft and Caterpillar are the best year-to-date performers among the 30 Dow components, but only one of these outperformed former Dow stocks Alcoa, Bank of America and Hewlett-Packard.