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The Q&A at the McDonald's (MCD -3.8%) earnings conference call (webcast) homes right in on...

The Q&A at the McDonald's (MCD -3.8%) earnings conference call (webcast) homes right in on the "negative" trend the company says it's seeing in October. Though not much color is added, reading between the lines the company looks like it's losing its power to pass on higher foods costs to consumers and is sticking by its value platform to edge market share higher.
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  • Went to Wall St.1959. Member CBOE, LME, CBOT, CME, Winnipeg Grain Exchange, Kansas City Board of Trade, NY Cotton Exchange, Cocoa Exchange, etc. Allied member NYSE, ASE, MWE, Boston SE,
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    Gets a little boaring and annoying, doesn't it.

     

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    Thanks,
    Tom Rockefeller
    19 Oct 2012, 05:36 PM Reply Like
  • By the way, the problem is not that MCD is unable to pass on higher food costs, it's because the consumer is unable to pay.
    19 Oct 2012, 05:37 PM Reply Like
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