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Investors are wise to take a wait-and-see approach amid store closures, furloughs, social distancing and other measures in response to the outbreak.
The impact of the coronavirus on the cash flow of companies in the restaurant sector is leading to capital-saving moves by several notable names.
I've got a taste for these dividend stocks: McCormick, PepsiCo and AT&T.
There is no doubt that a less globalized world with less globalized supply chains would have weathered a dangerous pandemic far better.
You can use these wild market swings to your advantage by identifying 'safe' companies you want to own and then buying their stocks in stages.
Offering a prize for finding a medicine or vaccine to stop the coronavirus would be much more effective at halting this market derailment than cutting rates.
It's a nice sign that the world didn't end over the weekend, and maybe that's what really mattered.
The best performer year-to-date is small name The Habit Restaurants, courtesy of YUM's January 6th $14 per share offer.
One noted newcomer was Kura Sushi USA, and this is likely not the last we've heard of publicly traded sushi restaurants.
There are two overt threats to market health and by extension to U.S. economic growth.
This week brings key results from Micron, Nike and FedEx, among others.
Turning to corporate earnings to be had next week, much like this week there will be a handful of ones to dissect ahead of the upcoming December quarter earnings bonanza that will kick off in about one month. Here are some of the ones worth watching...
Value and income investors will like this name's recipe for success.
A basket of 38 restaurant stocks I track (large and small) is up about 20% for the year.
A dividend hike and a big buyback authorization by Mr. Softee should produce value for shareholders.
Own, but don't buy yet, Dollar Tree and Darden Restaurants.
Bigger is better as the major restaurants dominate the sector.
* Jim and I are on the same wave length In the non-Fed-inflated world the "hits" keep coming: * The largest cruise line, Carnival , disappoints. * Darden Restaurants , among the most sizable restaurant chains, misses. * Kroger , the large grocer, al...
There are challenges the world and the markets face; be mindful of them, but do not fear… ever.
These stocks share a number of attributes, from little or no exposure to China to moderate expected volatility.
As usual, the stocks that bounce back first are the tech stocks with little Chinese exposure and the consumer packaged goods that just demonstrated good numbers.
A basket of 38 restaurant stocks I track, large and small, are up about 14% year to date.
The U.S. economy is as good as Olive Garden's Chicken Alfredo.
Eclectic leadership is not the kind of leadership I can bank on.
The Fed needs to buy short-term paper RIGHT NOW, and sell off longer-term paper.
One interesting facet is the 19.74% ownership stake by Biglari Holdings.
We all know that the FOMC went too far by now. They know it as well. They have to.