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Why Domino's Pizza Will Never Be Great Again

Shares of Domino's hit a new 52-week high this week. The stock has more than doubled this year. The company has beaten Wall Street's profit targets for three consecutive quarters, and analyst projections keep inching higher. Is the author really going to let one exceptionally bad experience with the Pizza Tracker cloud his judgment?

Don't Give Up On This Yummy Stock

The market wasn't overly impressed with Yum! Brands' quarterly report on Tuesday night. The company that watches over Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut has seen domestic business fall by 2% to 3% at each of its three chains. But Yum! fared substantially better in China, with its popular KFC scoring a whopping 19% spike in comps.

McDonald's Goes Bigger, and Better for Shareholders

McDonald's may seem like the fast-food company of yesteryear, but appearances can be deceiving. The company's latest news -- big plans for the London Olympics, robust second quarter earnings, and expansion into emerging markets -- shows that shares of the Golden Arches are headed onward and upward.

Five Restaurant Stocks Worth Sampling Now

Legendary investor Peter Lynch espoused the philosophy "Buy what you know." Well, who doesn't know restaurants? We know where the crowds are, and we know what we like to eat. Here are five chains that managed to grow during the market lull, positioning themselves perfectly for the future.