Coca Cola Misses Earnings Target. Blames Weather.

By: Paul Walsh, 10:58 PM GMT on July 21, 2013



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"The weather is never important until its important. And then it's too late." -Anon

Businesses are regularly accused by Wall Street analysts and snarky business reporters of blaming weather for missed earnings targets. It's an often used and regularly maligned "excuse" that almost never fails to result in the affected company being punished by investors.

That was the case this week when Coca Col...

Updated: 8:29 PM GMT on July 23, 2013

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