Hoaxer Haunts Earnings Calls

[A]nnoyed executives and analysts are wondering why someone would want to play a game with dry business calls that normally follow a tightly controlled formula — unless the game is the whole point. They can’t figure out how the caller is getting any benefit from so closely mimicking them. “If he was spoofing I would hope he’d be funnier,” says Bill Schmitz, an analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities.

— "Hoaxer Haunts Earnings Calls" by Betsy McKay in the Wall Street Journal. From the random humor department.