McDonald's U.S. same-store sales slip in Oct.

McDonald's U.S. same-store sales slip in Oct.

OAK BROOK Ill. McDonald’s domestic same-store sales for October, while down a slight 0.1 percent compared with a year earlier, still fared better than many analysts predicted after the company tempered expectations late last month in an investor conference call.

The monthly dip in same-store sales marks McDonald's first negative U.S. result since March 2008. Global same-store sales rose 3.3 percent in October, the company said.

McDonald's executives

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