NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Companies are quick to claim weather as an excuse for all manner of financial trial and suffering, but they are slow to credit it for good fortune. That's because weather is fleeting. Today's warmth is tomorrow's rain. Weather induced good times won't necessarily last. That's why it's doubly important for the media to recognize when weather has played a role in good earnings.
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