LOS ANGELES, Oct 7- Yum Brands Inc's disappointing results from restaurants in China including KFC and Pizza Hut add pressure on Chief Executive Greg Creed to make swift changes to the business that is its main driver of sales and profit, analysts said on Wednesday. Yum shares sank as much as 19.3 percent on Wednesday, a day after the company shocked investors by...» Read More
Prison stocks and waste management companies are the best places to lock cash in these turbulent times, due to their highly defensive value, Richard Wilson, fund manager at Threadneedle Asset Management told "Squawk Box Europe."
The industrial gases sector is shielded from cyclical effects and the four sector majors can generate earnings growth of around 10 percent between 2007 and 2011, Jean-Paul Sabbagh, equity research analyst at Oddo Securities, said.
Despite consumers cutting back spending, Christine Chen, vice president of equity research at Needham & Company, still feels bullish about the back-to-school retail industry.
CRAZY Money: It would have been hard to miss the 30-plus percent pop in shares of Wells Fargo today -- an astonishing rebound that added $22 billion dollars in market value to the beleagured bank. ... But what might have escaped your probing eyes today were the crazy gains made in the options market -- specifically, Wells Fargo Calls...
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Options move on pharmaceutical speculation and oil price drops.
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First things first. I promised our US viewers a couple of handy phrases to learn now that Anheuser-Busch has embraced the Belgian/Brazilian combo at Inbev. If toasting your Belgian acquirer: ‘a votre sante’ or ‘ap uw gezondheid’ will suffice – of course being mindful of the need to work out whether they are from the Flemish or Franco side of the country.
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