This Week's Biggest Consumer Goods News

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On the most recent edition of Consumer Countdown, Motley Fool consumer foods analysts Michael Finarelli and Sean O'Reilly join Mark Reeth to discuss all the biggest headlines from their sector. 

One of the biggest belonged to Burger King Worldwide , which had a solid quarter, especially internationally. Mike takes a look at the fast-food restaurant and compares it to Yum! Brands , as he tries to figure out which is the better investment.

Sean also takes a look at Herbalife  and its 27% increase in profits this past quarter. He doesn't think the company deserves to be called a pyramid scheme anymore, especially after numbers like these.

Finally, Mike discusses AMC Networks planned acquisition of Chellomedia from Liberty Global . He has to decide if AMC or Liberty was the real winner in this deal.

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Mark ReethMichael Finarelli, and Sean O'Reilly have no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends AMC Networks and Burger King Worldwide and has the following options: long January 2015 $50 calls on Herbalife. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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