Natural disasters and severe inclement weather create significant opportunities for equities, both positive and negative.
Meanwhile, Japan is concerned its yen moves have been too fast and may not last.
After spending $60M to repurchase the iPad trademark in China, it is is in danger of losing the iPhone brand in the country.
Citigroup readies for a recovery in the alternative energy sector by initiating coverage on several equities.
Markets await interest rate decisions from the Bank of England and European Central Bank.
But the two companies face many of the same challenges, and HP's missteps have left it with some all of its own.
With a light economic calendar Wednesday, earnings are in focus.
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