McDonald's quarterly profit slips

Reuters

McDonald's Corp reported a lower quarterly profit on Friday, as the weak global economy and the strong U.S. dollar weighed on results.

Income at the world's biggest fast-food chain fell to $1.46 billion, or $1.43 per share, during the third quarter, from $1.51 billion, or $1.45 per share, a year earlier.

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(Reporting by Jessica Wohl in Chicago and Lisa Baertlein in Los Angeles; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)