Wendy's, Domino's Pizza and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts have been sizzling so far in 2013.
Fusion-io is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Fifth Third Bancorp is downgraded to 'market perform.'
These companies are trading at resistance, and this may not be the moment to buy.
Strikes and walkouts suggest they're serious, but the cost of living in some cities suggests they're asking for too little.
Domestic same-store sales grew 6.7% year over year, while international sales were up 5.8%
Baidu is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Stifel initiates restaurant stocks.
Its mobile ordering apps have catapulted the pizza chain into the upper crust of technology-driven global brands.
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