thing the details another they actually just met the number after inclusing a huge one time gain... so the pros are slithering out
MCD had a similar post about 5.5% gain in same store sales then if you read the details it was actually 3% (this is less than inflation ad far less than mce costs are going to be for ingredients next quarter due to the fed creating inflation to help their banker friends at the expense of the public...
Ben Bernanke is going to crush Mcdonalds and Coke profits next quarter look at the gain JUST TODAY in many key commodities:
Earlier article on what to expect and sugar specifically coke main ingredient (which must be purchased by mcdonalds)..
In some cases, prices may not rise, but you will see fewer discounts or get less for your money. For instance, because of sugar prices' 30-year high in late December, packages are expected to shrink to a four-pound bag, from a five-pound bag, Mr. Swanson says. "You're getting 20% less" for the same price, he says
The feds are saying no inflation ! this is to enable them to help their banker friends they don;t care what it does to mcdonalds or to low income people.. They say there is no inflation to enable them to keep printing more money bankrupting the country SEE Yahoo main BOARD FOR LINKS TO THE COMODITY PRICE INCREASES FROM TODAY ALONE I DARE YOU ! YKF12.CBT Mini Soybean Futures,Jan-2012,C 1,390.00 11:05AM EST 369.25 (36.17%) Futures Chain BCXQ11.CBT Soybean Crush Synthetic Futures 85.75 1:51PM EST 15.00 (21.20%) Futures Chain BCXU11.CBT Soybean Crush Synthetic Futures 94.00 1:51PM EST 16.25 (20.90%) Futures Chain BCXN11.CBT Soybean Crush Synthetic Futures 67.25 1:51PM EST 5.25 (8.47%) Futures Chain TTH11.NYM NYMEX Cotton Futures,Mar-2011,C 1.82 1:32PM EST 0.07 (3.94%) Futures Chain ZCH11.CBT Corn Futures Settlement Only,Ma 700.25 1:51PM EST 26.50 (3.93%) Futures Chain CH11.CBT Corn Mar 11 700.00 1:51PM EST 26.25 (3.90%) Futures Chain CTH11.NYB Cotton Mar 11 182.29 1:31PM EST 7.00 (3.99%) Futures Chain XCH11.CBT Mini Corn Futures,Mar-2011 699.62 1:43PM EST 25.88 (3.84%) Futures Chain YCH11.CBT Mini Corn Futures,Mar-2011,Comp 699.62 1:43PM EST 25.88 (3.84%) Futures Chain XCK11.CBT Mini Corn Futures,May-2011 710.75 1:43PM EST 26.00 (3.80%) Futures Chain CK11.CBT Corn May 11