Americans may be eating fewer chicken nuggets and burgers, but shares of McDonald's and Burger King aren't showing any weight loss yet.
If you find a few gems, by all means have at it, but the risks remain high for the broader sector.
After a dry spell, the Oracle of Omaha comes through with one of his biggest-ever deals.
The Golden Arches shares are down a day after President Obama called for a boost to the minimum wage to $9 an hour. A coincidence? Maybe not.
The burger chain faces a tough matchup against its performance in the first quarter of 2012.
The fast-food chain can't live with dollar menu items, but perhaps it can't live without them either.
This restaurant could be a great buy now.
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