McDonald's said it felt 'compelled' to take the aggressive action.
Some of the big names are doing well, but it has been a struggle for many others, include Ruby Tuesday.
Jim Cramer says commodities, China's strength, global market gains and more all point to keeping this rally alive.
McDonald's isn't the same overseas as in the United States.
A private-security firm led by Enrique Hernandez Jr. has reaped extra revenue selling services to companies where he served as an independent director.