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McDonald's Posts First-Ever Quarterly Loss

For the first time since it went public in 1965, McDonald's Corp. reports a quarterly net loss. Some analysts say today's diners are more interested in "quick casual" restaurants that offer more than just fast-food burgers. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.