OAK BROOK Ill. McDonald’s is immune to the effects of rising unemployment in the United States and deep price discounting throughout the quick-service sector. —Not even The chain posted a 1.7-percent uptick in U.S. same-store sales for August, lower than results of the past and below many analyst expectations. Observers noted that late-night and breakfast sales were hardest hit last month, reflecting the rising level of unemployment in ...

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