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CNBC needs to change the way it reports "earnings season."

It sounds like Saratoga in August.  "Here comes IBM hot out of the gate.  And there goes 3M moooovingg to the front.  And as we come to the straightaway it looks like Catepillar is making a move.  WAIT A MINUTE WAIT A MINUTE. IS IT?! IS IT?! IT IS! IT IS!  Mr. Softie is ROARING along the back stretch...hee''''''sssssss MAKING his move, IBM, MR. SOFTIE...ITTTTTSSSSS IBM by a whisker."

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