The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Bill Barker and Tim Hanson, discuss the top business and investing stories.

In this segment, McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) helped push the Dow into positive territory today. Shares were up after McDonald's same-store-sales results for November came in higher than expected. The guys analyze the results and share why McDonald's never has to be the first mover when it comes to unveiling new food products.


After making investors rich in 2011, McDonald's has been one of the worst-performing blue-chip stocks this year. Our top analyst on the company will tell you whether you should be worried by this trend, and he'll shed light on whether McDonald's is a buy at today's prices. Click here now to read our premium research report on the company.

The article A Big Surprise From McDonald's originally appeared on Fool.com.

Chris Hill owns shares of Starbucks. Tim Hanson and Bill Barker have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of McDonald's, Panera Bread, and Starbucks and has short JAN 2013 $47.00 puts on Starbucks. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend McDonald's, Panera Bread, and Starbucks. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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