Deere & Co. leaps to record profit in 2Q

Deere & Co. leaps to record profit in 2Q

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from May 14, 2008, titled Deere & Co. leaps to record profit in 2Q. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Deere & Co., benefiting once again from a surge in sales spurred by what the Moline farm-equipment giant called "favorable conditions across the global farm sector," matched analyst expectations by reporting ...

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RamRod

Saint Paul, MN

#1 May 14, 2008
Hey, you guys, you're not conforming to the memo going around to all media outlets about reporting this kind of news. You did get it, right? OK, so why are you reporting about increased profits, margins, and reduced inflation.
You do realize the success of one of the candidates hangs on painting a different picture than this one, right?
At this rate, damnit, some reasonable, logical, common-sense candidate might actually get elected!

YIKES!
Thomas

Oklahoma City, OK

#2 May 14, 2008
Lay off a couple thousand employees, that is always good for stock price.

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