The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Yervand Khoranian discusses topics across the investing world.

Earnings releases provide plenty of information for investors to consider. McDonald's just released its quarterly earnings, and Yervand offers his quick, Foolish take on the relevant information contained therein that investors need to know now!

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