How McDonald's Can Get its Groove Back
This fast-food giant will get its groove back, and become a "buy," if it delivers one thing on this weeks earnings call.
Why Red Lobster, Olive Garden and Their Casual-Dining Bretheren Are Endangered Species
Can casual dining chains, such as Darden's Red Lobster and Olive Garden, Bravo Brio, and BJ's Restaurant withstand changes in consumer sentiment?
3 Questions That Chipotle Must Answer
It's been a good year for Chipotle, but to beat out competitors Panera Bread and Yum! Brands in 2014, it must first answer three questions.
Ruby Tuesday: 3 Things to Watch
When Ruby Tuesday reports earnings on January 8, three critical factors will determine whether or not it is fending off fast-casual upstarts like Chipotle Mexican Grill and Noodles & Co.
Is This the Best Staffing Stock for 2014?
Adem Tahiri examines three staffing stocks--Robert Half, Korn/Ferry, and Kelly Services--to find who will rule 2014.
3 Dividend Stocks for Your 2014 Portfolio
Diageo, Coca-Cola, and Molson Coors look attractive for 2014. Which one should you be buying now?
3 Things You Didn't Know About Disney
These 3 Walt Disney facts, make its stock more attractive than competitors like Six Flags, Cedar Fair, or Seaworld.
My Beef With The Wolf of Wall Street
In the '90s, Jordan Belfort's penny stocks were sexier than giants like Disney and PepsiCo. Guess which ones made investors rich?
These 3 Stocks Shouldn't be Paying a Dividend
It's time for Coach, Abercrombie & Fitch, and American Eagle Outfitters to cut their dividends.
AutoZone's Earnings: 3 Things to Watch
AutoZone's first-quarter earnings will be announced this Tuesday. Will this auto parts giant drive past Advance Auto Parts and O'Reilly Automotive, or will it stay stuck in neutral?
Insiders are Buying This Stock Heavily...Should You?
After landing huge partnerships with Dunkin' Brands, and Starbucks, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has attracted the interest of insiders. Is now the time to buy?
Diamond Foods Earnings: 3 Things to Watch
Diamond Foods reports first-quarter earnings on Dec. 5. With increased competition from PepsiCo, ConAgra, and John B. Sanfilippo & Son, can this quarter be a success?
Aeropostale's Earnings: 3 Key Things to Watch
Aeropostale reports earnings on Dec. 4. Will increased promotional sales from competitors like Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, and Urban Outfitters hurt quarterly results?
Korn/Ferry's Earnings Preview: 3 Things to Watch
When Korn/Ferry reports earnings on Dec. 4, three critical factors will determine whether it is distancing itself from Kelly Services, Robert Half International, and ManpowerGroup.
DSW Inc. Sank 5% on Earnings... What's Next for the Stock?
DSW's stock sank on third-quarter earnings, while competitor Brown Shoe Company's stock rose. Is now the time to buy, or to sell?
3 Reasons to Sell Your Cable Stocks Today
Despite a lot of M&A buzz and strong performance this year, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, and Comcast are stocks you may want to avoid right now.
Think Shopping Malls Are Dead? Think Again.
Shopping Mall REITs like, General Growth Properties, Simon Property Group, and Rouse Properties, are starting to look like value investments.
Here's a Better Way for New Investors to Buy Their Favorite Stocks
Buying ETFs like the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund, the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF, and the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund is a better way for new investors to get exposure to their favorite brands.
Foolish Face-Off: Ford vs. GM
It's time to compare auto industry titans GM and Ford, side-by-side.
Bed Bath & Beyond, Gap, and the New Rules of Retail Value
Today's retailers aren't a value unless they can differentiate from competitors. Here's how Bed Bath & Beyond, Gap, and Foot Locker stack up.