It was an up and down day for markets, as major indices wavered between gains and losses amid conflicting news reports.
The market began strong, only to sell off, offer a bullish glimmer of hope, and dash those dreams at the last second. It was a roller-coaster.
In the double-digit number of articles covering the stock from all angles penned by Real Money contributors, the crux of the story came together: McDonald's is a sturdy stock amid a slowdown, it just wasn't a good enough meal deal today for bulls to place big orders. That, and the market needs to cool off before many investors take a bite out of anything.
Shares fell 0.57% on Tuesday after falling about $1 in just the last 20 minutes of trading to turn into the red. Shares are rising slightly 30 minutes after close.
For more on what you need to now about the markets current volatile swings, check out Real Money's closing bell wrap.