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  • Yum! Brands shares slide; Whole Foods weak sales; Kraft Foods profits tumble

    Kathy Cherpelis at Hot Stock Minute1 hr ago

    Here is a look at some of the stocks the Yahoo Finance team will be watching for you today.

    Yum! Brands (YUM) shares fell in early trading after the owner of KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant chains said global profits could take a hit this year after a drop in China sales, following news that one of its suppliers was using expired meat.

    Avon Products (AVP) shares rose in the pre-market. The beauty products company said even though its still having a tough time with the turnaround, it expects performance to improve in the second half of the year. This after it reported earnings and revenue that missed analysts' estimates as sales continue to decline in North America and Latin America 

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