Pizza stocks traders were clearly overjoyed at the news last week of a federal injunction halting enactment of the federal overtime pay laws that were set to take effect this Thursday. That eleventh-hour move by a Texas judge sent pizza stock prices soaring, truly giving the publicly traded brands in this business something to be grateful for.
It was a very good week for all but one of the pizza stocks monitored here last week, though the prices paid for essential pizza ingredients rose mostly.
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Despite all the doomsayers last week, predicting the beginning of a restaurant recession, pizza restaurateurs had a very good week last year at the market. Commodity prices -- aside from auto fuel -- all dropped, while the value of pizza stocks rose, particularly at the smaller take-and-bake Papa Murphy's chain.
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The price of commodities were mostly on the rise last week, while the value of pizza stocks fell, making the holiday week less than happy one for those in the pizza business.
Last week was not the cheeriest for the pizza marketplace with most pizza stocks dropping.
Pizza commodities were a mixed bag of good and bad news last week.
Cheese prices continued their ascent on the commodities market last week, but there were savings to be had on most other restaurant necessities.
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The week that ended with the market-shaking news of Brexit, seems to have left pizza stocks relatively unchanged, though wheat commodity prices dropped sharply on the week.
The House Small Business Committee this week got an earful from the National Retail Federation on the Federal overtime regulations set to become effective Dec. 1. The NRF said the regulation will not only freeze hiring but will also lead to lay-offs and demotions.
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The National Labor Relations Board made it easier on Thursday for restaurant workers to unionize, and many restaurateurs are already worried about what the ruling means for their businesses.
The price for cheese fell by nearly 5 cents, but gasoline has increased 8 cents over the past week.
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