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McDonald's (MCD) says global comparable sales fell off 1.9% after suffering a sharp drop in its...

McDonald's (MCD) says global comparable sales fell off 1.9% after suffering a sharp drop in its Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa segment which was tied in part to a calendar shift of the Chinese New Year. U.S. comparable store sales were up a modest 0.9%. MCD -0.4% premarket.
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  • Lakeaffect
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    When the news is bad, blame the Chinese New Year. When the news is good, aka trade balances, ignore the impact the New Year had on the numbers.

     

    Next month we'll be blaming the January fall off of durable goods orders on the snowstorm that came in February.
    8 Feb 2013, 12:10 PM Reply Like
  • kwm3
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    The explanation: more McDonald's customers keeling over dead.
    8 Feb 2013, 01:08 PM Reply Like
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