POSITIVES
      
        -- Industry growth will be solid, especially for big, established chains.
        -- Restaurants won't be burdened with steep new costs from health-care reform.
      
      NEGATIVES
      
        -- As economic growth slows, customers will balk at any increase in menu 
      prices.
        -- A boom in initial public offerings has encouraged some marginal players to 
      expand too fast.
      
      
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