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On today's edition of "MarketFoolery," the daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following topics:

Shares of Dell (Nasdaq: DELL) were up on better-than-expected earnings. How is Dell getting it done? And will success in its business enterprise division mean that Dell's future means cutting its consumer PC division?

What can you buy for $1.15 billion? A whole lot of yogurt, as General Mills (NYSE: GIS) proved when it bought a controlling stake in Yoplait. How did the French government play a role in the deal? Our analysts discuss the benefits of "strategic assets."

More than 550 health professionals and organizations have signed a letter to McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) asking the company to stop marketing junk food to kids and retire Ronald McDonald. What should CEO Jim Skinner do? Our analysts offer some advice and select a few replacements to fill Ronald's role.

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