Yum's second-quarter results show that emerging markets could be the big story for the firm in the coming years according to Morningstar's R.J. Hottovy.
Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser on LBOs, Intel's earnings, and a new recipe for fast food sales growth.
The stories of Cisco, J&J, and Yum Brands stock highlight the importance of the price you pay on the returns you get.
Exposure to non-U.S. markets and business spending has boosted earnings, says Morningstar's Pat Dorsey. Plus: the big fly in the ointment for banks.
Bank of America Corp. led decliners in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after reporting profit dropped 63 percent, hurt by shrinking revenue and more costs from cleaning up bad mortgages.
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