The effort might not amount to much, but it shows the fast-food chain has a clear interest in upping the competition with Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.
A report commissioned by Congress recommends that restaurants cut back on sodium -- a move that could hurt profits.
The struggling chain tries to erase its 'fast food' image.
Research In Motion is upgraded to 'sector perform,' and Pfizer is initiated with an 'outperform.'
But markets are still watching for a possible Moody's downgrade of Spanish debt. In the US, the ISM's Chicago PMI slips and consumer spending barely rises. Facebook shares jump 7% on the site's new gift feature.
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Stocks are higher amid optimism that Spain may be moving closer to requesting more aid.
Apple begins selling its latest smartphone worldwide. Spain and the European Commission are reportedly discussing reforms that would lead to a bailout. McDonald's and several other companies increase their dividends.
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