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These top picks look appetizing amid solid consumer spending and low unemployment.
Markets are watching what Fed Chair Powell will signal for future rate cuts during this afternoon's FOMC rate decision.
WEN boosted its quarterly dividend to 12 cents a share, up from 10 cents, continuing its annual streak of modest dividend increases started in 2012.
If you own McDonald's I think you can ride this weakness out as ultimately if there is something wrong I am confident that CEO Steve Easterbrook will figure it out and fix it.
A basket of 38 restaurant stocks I track (large and small) is up about 20% for the year.
Let's see if the charts point higher.
The freedom of choice coupled with a plentiful job market and frugality define this new beast.
Uber is promising growth with UberEats but its up to consumers to decide who can really deliver the goods.
The fast-food restaurant company appears ready to resume its upward trend after a brief sideways pause.
These stocks and sectors are safe havens, and may even be opportunities.
Think Yum Brands, Costco and RH, all of which have little to no Chinese exposure.
Estee Lauder is among the companies that are sure winners, no matter which way the economy goes.
A Japanese drink-maker, as well as Cigna and Yum! Brands' Pizza Hut, have been swept into the 'product politics' battle between pro-democracy demonstrators and pro-Mainland authorities.
Bigger is better as the major restaurants dominate the sector.
Closed-end funds provide several benefits to investors over mutual funds.
Only economists and pundits seem to be worried about a pending crash that might never occur.
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.
I will very much approach the environment provided (China talks) from the view of the pragmatic. I will trade whatever is in front of me.
A basket of 38 restaurant stocks I track, large and small, are up about 14% year to date.
We have to own that it was a bad day for the bulls and that it's perfectly realistic to expect a few more until the facts get more positive.
Does it not make sense to create a separate portfolio made up of equities that will benefit -- as sick as that sounds -- when an area needs to rebuild?
Expectations for Apple are all over the place.
One interesting facet is the 19.74% ownership stake by Biglari Holdings.