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Stocks Yum Brands Inc

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • KFC parent Yum Brands reported sales fell 13% in March at restaurants in China amid a new bird-flu scare.

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:

  • Yum Feels Sting of Bird Flu Fears

    Concerns are growing for the restaurant industry. How to play Yum Brands amid reports of deaths from the bird flu, with the "Fast Money" traders. Also, what Johnson's exit means for JC Penney shareholders, with Daniel Hurwitz, DDR CEO.

  • A technician deals with test reagents for the H7N9 bird flu virus. Quzhou, China.

    The effects of the latest bird flu can already be seen in Chinese stocks, especially those in the travel or vacation business.

  • Can't decide which you love more—your honey or maple syrup? Why choose? Denny's is now offering weddings at its Las Vegas restaurant.

  • The fast-food chain, which is owned by Yum Brands, will introduce fried boneless chicken chunks as an alternative to its traditional breast, thigh and drumstick pieces.

  • Chipotle

    Investors are still betting on Chipotle to turn things around, despite recent concerns about margin pressure and slowing growth. TheStreet.com reports.

  • With its rare apology, Apple went from pariah to praiseworthy in the eyes of China's state-controlled media, a lesson for other foreign firms not to underestimate the power of the government press.

  • Marc Faber: China Should Fix Credit Bubble

    Events like those in Cyprus will happen in more countries all over the world, said Marc Faber, contrarian investor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report.

  • Tim Cook

    Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to Chinese consumers on Monday for confusion over its warranty policy following more than two weeks of criticism in the Chinese media of its after-sales service.

  • Wendy's shares are struggling after its rating was lowered by Morgan Stanley, but the company is on schedule with implementing its new premium concept, TheStreet.com reports.

  • The Louisville Cardinals celebrate after winning against Syracuse during the final of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament in March 2013.

    This year's top overall seed is the University of Louisville. They also happen to be number one in another aspect of college basketball: money.

  • The higher payroll tax and rising gas prices are prompting consumers to dine out less. But could tax refunds in the mail bring relief to the sector?

  • The New Mexico company, Valley Meat, drew complaints over a two-year period from federal inspectors and state regulators over its disposal of remains when it processed cattle for beef. The New York Times reports.

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    McDonald's will give away more than a million breakfast McMuffins across China on Monday, a few days after Chinese state television airs its annual expose on corporate malpractice to mark World Consumer Rights Day.

  • The Dow eked out a gain for the eighth-consecutive session to post another closing high at 14,450.06 Tuesday. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 snapped a seven-day winning streak, dragged by financials and techs, logging its first drop in the month of March.

  • Merck Shares Spike

    The FMHR traders debate how to play Yum! Brands after the company's China sales fell less-than-expected; and Steve Grasso of Stuart Frankel offers his opinion on whether Merck has more upside ahead.

  • Yum Says Key Fourth Quarter Sales in China to Fall

    Cramer thinks Yum! Brands is the victim of an undue negative bias from Wall Street and says the stock will head higher.

  • Yum! China Sales Bounce Back

    Yum! Brands is bouncing back from a food safety scare in China, with the "Squawk on the Street" crew. "I think this is the beginning of a good streak of numbers," says Jim Cramer.