Yum! Brands Inc


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  • More on Food Inflation — from Food Companies' Mouths Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

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  • Yum Plans to Buy China's 'Little Sheep' Chain Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 7:33 PM ET
    A KFC restaurant in Boston.

    Yum Brands, parent of the KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut fast-food chains, said it made a preliminary offer to buy most of the shares of China's Little Sheep restaurants that it does not already own.

  • CNBC Poll: Is Food Inflation A Problem? Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:37 PM ET
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  • Finerman: I Would Not Jump Into Yum! Here Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 5:15 PM ET

    Despite strong results from China, Karen Finerman is cautious of Yum! at current levels, “I own Yum! And I love Yum! But I would not jump in here,” she says.

  • Yum Profit Misses; Shares Jump as China Sales Climb Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 4:29 PM ET
    A KFC restaurant in Boston.

    The fast-food company reported a profit that misssed Wall Street's estimates slightly, but the shares rose as investors reacted to sales in China that continue to push higher. 

  • Taco Bell Ads Take Parting Shots at Law Firm Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    Taco Bell took a parting shot Wednesday at the law firm that questioned the beef content of the filling in the chain's tacos and burritos.

  • Look at Global Names to Make Money in China: Strategist Thursday, 14 Apr 2011 | 9:42 PM ET

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  • Food Inflation Gets Dangerous Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 3:01 PM ET

    We're not having food riots in the United States. Yet. But San Antonio police have arrested a man who allegedly fired on officers when he lost it after Taco Bell raised prices.

  • China Signals Dominance in Stealth Jet Test Flight Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 11:09 PM ET
    Flag of the People's Republic of China

    Washington Post columnist John Pomfret argues the recent test flight of the J-20 stealth fighter just hours before U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates met with Chinese President Hu Jintao was a blunt challenge by the military establishment to Hu's power.  Pomfret surmises there is chaos within China's political circles because it appeared to Gates that Hu did not know of the test. Pomfret's hypothesis would certainly be a scary if true.

  • Beijing’s push for innovation have encouraged the rise of domestic players, arguably at the expense of foreign ones. A CNBC contributor tells us what China needs to do to retain foreign investment.

  • January retail sales surprise mostly to the upside, with little whining about the weather. They did it again: despite a lack of clearance inventory, tough comps, and snowstorms, most retailers posted gains in January.

  • Stocks Close Narrowly Mixed, Near New Highs Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 6:18 PM ET
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