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

|About: McDonald's Corporation (MCD)|By:, SA News Editor

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.