TODAY’S S&P 500 SET-UP – May 9, 2014
As we look at today's setup for the S&P 500, the range is 27 points or 0.78% downside to 1861 and 0.66% upside to 1888.
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COMMODITY/GROWTH EXPECTATION (HEADLINES FROM BLOOMBERG)
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YUM continues to be our favorite LONG in the big cap QSR landscape.
In case you missed it, earlier this week we held a call with Yum! Brands CFO Pat Grismer. Our wide-ranging conversation ran the gamut from succession planning, business in China, Taco Bell breakfast and much more. We learned a lot and we think you will too.
Here’s the full video from our call. If you have any additional questions don’t hesitate to ping me.
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Takeaway: Hedgeye restaurant analyst Howard Penney saw bad news for Bloomin' Brands coming back in November.
A couple of weeks ago, we highlighted how Hedgeye restaurants analyst Howard Penney nailed his short call on Panera Bread.
He's doing it again today with Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) which he added as a Best Ideas SHORT back on 11/27/13.
Not bad eh?
During his appearance on HedgeyeTV this past April 7, Penney discussed BLMN as one of his favorite short ideas. Here's the video and performance of the stock since then.
It pays to watch HedgeyeTV.
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