Burger King buyer has named a former Latin American railroad executive to be CEO of the fast-food chain after it completes its $3.26 billion acquisition.
For the market to move higher, some stocks have to become leaders, convincing investors they're convincing buys.
Burger King shares have jumped 23 percent on the news of the buyout from investment firm 3G Capital.
Burger King stock soared 15 percent Wednesday on reports that it was in talks to go private with Brazilian investors. The British private equity firm supposedly arranging the deal originally denied the report. Then new reports emerged. What might change at Burger King, the world's No. 2 fast-food chain, under new owners? Here are our Top 5 changes (click on the right arrow to see each item):
Burger King Holdings Inc. soared nearly 17 percent Wednesday after published reports said the fast food chain was in talks to be acquired by a private equity firm.
The Supreme Court had ordered a special hearing to determine whether Troy Davis is innocent. A federal judge held the hearing and concluded Tuesday that the death row inmate is guilty.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries landed atop a Zagat's survey of 6,518 Americans rating 136 fast-food and full-service chains. But asking five guys to rate the Top 5 burger joints is a little like getting five connoisseurs to agree on art. These are serious diners, who eat at chain outlets an average 10.7 times a month. (Yikes!) On Monday, Zagat released their take on America's Top 5 burger outlets. Do you agree?
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