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    As the markets continue to focus on today's monthly non-farm payrolls numbers, a breakdown of the data show that hiring has been strong within the restaurant industry.

  • Alcoa Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Yum Brands Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Safeway Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Analysts following Yum Brands Inc. will be looking for signs of a profit rebound in the fast-food restaurant's key China operations when the owner of the Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC chains reports third-quarter results after the markets close on Tuesday.

  • Einhorn's 'Short' Chipotle Call

    It's not hard to tell when hedge fund manager David Einhorn told investors today that he thinks Chipotle's stock is an attractive short - the chart shows investors started selling immediately. Damon Vickers, Damon Vickers & Co. CIO, explains why he is long Chipotle.

  • Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. plunged Tuesday after well-known hedge fund manager David Einhorn reportedly said that the burrito chain is facing increasing competition from Taco Bell as well as higher costs. THE SPARK: Einhorn, who runs Greenlight Capital, was speaking at the Value Investing Congress, an investor conference, in New York Tuesday.

  • David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc., speaks at the Value Investing Congress in New York.

    Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, General Motors, Cigna, Chipolte and Herbalife all moved in reaction to remarks by hedge-fund manager David Einhorn at the Value Investing Congress Tuesday morning.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc took a nosedive on Tuesday when hedge fund manager David Einhorn said the restaurant chain will face significant competition and additional costs, making it an attractive "short."

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc took a nosedive on Tuesday when hedge fund manager David Einhorn said the restaurant chain will face significant competition and additional costs, making it an attractive "short."

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    Move over bacon, there's a new must-have ingredient - pumpkin. Yep, as in pumpkin lattes. Pumpkin candles. Pumpkin beer, dog food, facial masks, cologne.

  • The formula for Coca-Cola is one of the go-to examples of a trade secret. According to a representative from the company, the original formula is written on a piece of paper stored in a bank vault. Only “a small handful” of people know the formula at any time. In 2011, the radio program “This American Life” devoted an episode to unraveling the secret, focusing on (among other leads) a pharmacist’s formula for a cola beverage, although Coca-Cola  that the secret was revealed. The original formula

    Here is a rundown of some famous products made with secrets that competitors (or even just home cooks) would love to learn.

  • Tiffany and Yum Brands might sell very different types of products, and appeal to quite dissimilar customer bases. But whether we’re talking about silver or fried chicken, one thing is clear—both companies have massive international exposure

  • The restaurant sector encountered headwinds that lead to worse-than-expected second-quarter earnings. Following Yum! Brands and Chipotle, McDonald’s was just the latest restaurant chain to miss estimates for the quarter. But should investors buy or sell?

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    Restaurant earnings results have been mixed so far this year, but one analyst told CNBC that he has seen an “uncanny improvement” in fast-food names across the board as many chains revamp their locations and menus.

  • Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

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    Tim Seymour says he’s got a trade that’s all about GARP! (We didn’t know what he meant either.)

  • Stock Chart and Dice

    Earnings: Better than expected and better than feared. For the most part, the big names continue to beat. The big emerging trend this quarter: Revenues are light.

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    Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers.

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

  • Find out what's on tap for Wednesday in his "Game Plan."

  • What the China Slowdown Means for US

    Discussing today's decent data from China, good bank earnings, and the continued food price inflation, with Ron Shah, Jina Ventures, and Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, weigh in.