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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Takeover Digest - Wall Street Journal - Jan 29, (NYSE: MCD)

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * McDonald's Corp said Chief Executive Don Thompson was leaving, less than three years into his tenure, and promoted a company veteran to try to revive the fast-food giant from its worst slump in more than a decade. (* The population of graying U.S. prisoners has exploded in recent years largely because more offenders are entering or re-entering prison in middle age, new research shows. (

McDonald?s Corporation (McDonald?s) franchises and operates McDonald?s restaurants in the global restaurant industry. Shares of MCD fell by 0.88% or $-0.79/share to $88.78. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $87.62 and as high as $103.78. On average, 6410740 shares of MCD exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 6921322.