Dunkin' Brands (DNKN -2.2%) and Krispy Kreme Donuts (KKD -0.4%) both trade lower with jokes...

|About: Dunkin' Brands (DNKN)|By:, SA News Editor

Dunkin' Brands (DNKN -2.2%) and Krispy Kreme Donuts (KKD -0.4%) both trade lower with jokes abounding that the price action on the pair of stocks served as a nice leading indicator on the direction of Arena Pharmaceuticals' pending FDA approval for an obesity drug. Closer to the truth, it appears that ongoing concerns on the projected growth rates of the companies are in the forefront with an unsettled economy and the Starbucks juggernaut looming.