McDonald’s Serves Up Super-Size Profits


McDonald’s is profiting from penny-pinching diners.

Before the opening bell Friday, McDonald’s posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter profits driven by sales if its inexpensive fast food

“Our in-demand food and beverages, unparalleled convenience and superior value at every level of our menu enabled us to serve 60 million customers per day during 2009, up 2 million per day over the prior year,” said Chief Executive James A. Skinner.

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