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What would you give up if gas hit $5 a gallon? Many of CNBC's viewers said they'd do without going out to dinner so much. Stephen Anderson, Miller Tabak & Co., weighs in on the impact for restaurant stocks like the Cheesecake Factory.
A few restaurant stocks traded near new highs this week, but the “Fast Money” traders thought two companies stood out.
Consumer stocks performed well Monday, with Macy’s and Home Depot among those that hit new 52-week highs, but pricing pressures might slow the rally.
David Novak, Yum! Brands CEO, stopped by the "Mad Money" studios on Thursday.
David Novak, Yum! Brands CEO, discusses his company's 42% operating profit from China, and the secret behind Yum! Brands success in emerging markets, with Mad Money's, Jim Cramer.
Cramer chats with CEO Sally Smith.
Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings CEO, discusses her company's better-than-expected earnings, and its bullish outlook for growth, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Sometimes friction is a sign that you’re doing something exactly right. And sometimes it’s a serious red flag. How can you tell the difference between an unhealthy and healthy business? These four “problems” may actually be signs of a healthy business.
Shares of casual diners have been on a tear, thanks to the improving economy and consumers with a bit more discretionary cash. But while the latest surge may have some investors wary the stocks may be getting pricey, at least one analyst says to grab them while they're still hot.
The Fast Money traders weigh in with the play on Panera, following its earnings miss. Also the trade on Buffalo Wild Wings, after the close.
The Fast Money crew breaks down Yum! Brands Q4 earnings beat and how to trade it.
Find out what earnings and IPO are in the "Mad Money" host's game plan.
Jack Hartung, chief financial officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill, speaks about the company’s latest quarterly numbers.
The Fast Money traders discuss the restaurant company's Q4 earnings miss and the impact of commodity inflation on revenues.
The play on Chipotle Mexican Grill's numbers and the restaurant space, with the Fast Money traders.
Restaurant December performance was at its highest level in six years, with Destin Tompkins, Morgan Keegan sr. analyst.
Yum! Brands is on fire as the company continues to benefit from demand in China, with David Palmer, analyst at UBS. "For Yum there is evidence that their sales are accelerating and they are actually going to be okay in 2012," he says.
Emil Brolick, Wendy's CEO, discusses his company's earnings, and plans to turn the company & stock price around. Also, the Fast Money crew with the trade on Wendy's competitors.
Paula Deen has been teaching comfort food cooks since 2002. On January 17, 2012, she announced her diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. She also announced that she had become the spokesperson for the anti-diabetes drug Victoza. However, she’s hardly the only celebrity chef to make a questionable endorsement deal.
Starbucks shares declined in after-hours trading on downgraded guidance, possibly making it a better stock for one kind of investor.