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Big tech earnings week will reveal economic trends

(AP) -- The technology sector is often talked about as if it were a unified front, an easy-to-define monolith. People say technology stocks rose or technology stocks fell. Tech helped drive a huge boom in the 1990s, and ...

dateJul 18, 2009 in Business
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US futures mixed after US growth report

(AP)—Stock futures were mixed but recovered from sharp declines Friday after the government reported that economic growth during the third quarter was slightly better than expected thanks in part to stronger ...

dateOct 26, 2012 in Business
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Sluggish PC, ink sales hurt HP; results still beat

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s 19 percent drop in quarterly profit shows that the company still relies heavily on printer ink and the troubled personal computer market, despite the aggressive transformation ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Business
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