News Summary: Stock market rally pauses

News Summary: Stock market rally pauses as investors weigh gains against growth improvement

Associated Press

TAKING PAUSE: A record-breaking run for the stock market took a pause Monday as investors assessed whether stock valuations were overstating the recent improvement in the economy.

FAILURE TO BOOST: Even a report that showed retail sales unexpectedly rose in April failed to give the markets a boost.

NOT SO YUM?: Yum Brands fell $1.44, or 2 percent, to $68.92 after the owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken reported that sales in China fell 29 percent last month, driven by concerns about Avian flu.

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