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Olive Garden Owner Darden Restaurants Warns on 3rd Quarter

Darden Restaurants, struggling to draw more customers into its Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants, said Friday that its third-quarter profit could fall below Wall Street's expectations and cut its outlook for the year.

Why Olive Garden and Red Lobster Will Never Be Great Again

The company behind Red Lobster and Olive Garden -- as well as the smaller LongHorn Steakhouse, Capital Grille, and Bahama Breeze concepts -- saw its stock hit a new all-time high on Friday after it posted better-than-expected quarterly results. But trends at its two most important restaurants are cause for concern.

Nine Valentine's Day Stocks to Sweeten Your Portfolio

Spending for the lovers' holiday this year is expected to climb 5.8% over 2009, and that spells opportunity for investors. Here are some greeting card, candy, jewelry, flower and restaurant stocks that could get a lift from sweethearts looking for that special something.