2 Stocks Hit Post-Earnings Highs, Plus 1 Recall that Barely Left a Dent

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In Wednesday's MotleyFoolery podcast, host Chris Hill was joined by analysts Bill Barker and Alex Scherer in a lively discussion on the day's top business and investing stories. The segment begins with a look at the latest in 4th-quarter earnings, zeroing in on Costco (NAS: COST) and Yum! Brands (NYS: YUM) which both saw a significant rise in share price following positive earnings reports. The conversation then shifts to Toyota's (NYS: TM) recall of 7.4 million vehicles, with the guys debating how shares took only a negligible 2% hit after news of the largest recall in 16 years. For the full in-depth discussion, be sure to check out the video above.

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