The slow decline of a once-great innovator offers important lessons for tech investors -- including whether they should own Big Blue at all.
Reports on the global PC market differ, with one exception: None shows a comeback coming anytime soon.
An equally weighted index of Facebook, LinkedIn, Netflix and Tesla Motors is up by 205% year to date and 230% over the past 12 months.
Stocks are up on positive economic data out of China and Japan, paired with the lack of action by the US military in Syria.
There are underlying issues that need fixing before the company can be taken seriously as a turnaround story. Management is not capitalizing on the underlying value.
A 3-hour technical problem halts trading in Apple, Microsoft, Amazon.com and other big stocks listed on Nasdaq. The Dow ends a 6-day losing streak.
CEO Meg Whitman suggested to look at other great turnarounds -- IBM and Starbucks -- for ideas.
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