More on McDonald's (MCD): The Golden Arches achieves the consistency it was looking for, but...
Friday, October 19, 2012, 8:28 AM ETMore on McDonald's (MCD): The Golden Arches achieves the consistency it was looking for, but mainly on the downside as higher commodity and labor costs cut into earnings. Even after factoring in the effect of the strong U.S. dollar on results and decent numbers in Australia and China, the overriding theme is dominated by the sub-2% growth seen across major regions. Expect some Q&A on those "negative" October trends at the firm's earnings call slated for 9:00 AM EST. MCD -2.1%. (webcast)
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