Monday, December 10, 2012 9:17 am
News Summary: McDonald's Nov. sales figure rises
By The Associated Press
THE BIG PICTURE: The increase follows a decline in October, the first drop in McDonald's key monthly sales gauge in nearly a decade. After years of outperforming its rivals, McDonald's has seen sales growth slow as the company faces intensifying competition and an uncertain global economy.
WHAT'S NEXT: McDonald's reports fourth quarter results on Jan. 23.