"Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 14% rise in fiscal first-quarter
earnings on a 9.5% increase in sales, but the results fell short of the
company’s expectations because of high gasoline prices and cool, wet
What are the odds of that ever happening?
Its a shame there isn’t some sort of aphorism or nursery rhyme that could clue us in to the extremely unlikely possibility of increased precipitation in the fourth month of the year. Who knows? Maybe this unusual weather activity might generate a significant uptick in foliage bloomings in the fifth month?
I’m going to have to go back to the Farmer’s almanac and see if I can’t figure out this difficult, meteorological conundrum.
Rain in the Spring. Who’da thunk it?