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Acer employee arrested in insider trading probe

Authorities identify 10 suspects, including Acer spokesperson Henry Wang, after conducting raids at 14 office locations to investigate allegations that shares were sold just before the Taiwanese PC maker was due to announce its third-quarter 2013 losses.

March 19, 2014 by

Nokia Q3 earnings preview: Cash levels, Windows Phone 8

In spite of Nokia's new smartphones and Microsoft's invested partnership, the Finnish phone maker is expected to report further losses on Thursday for its third quarter earnings report, amid layoffs and further restructuring efforts.

October 17, 2012

"Inadvertent error" saves Dell's day on Wall Street

News that Dell beat Wall Street's expectations for its second quarter and is expecting "seasonal demand improvements" for the current quarter was sure to cause shares to rise when Dell posted its results after the close of the markets Thursday.But a premature release of some presentation materials related to the company's earnings announcement sparked a rally on Wall Street in the closing minutes, sending shares up nearly 7 percent for the day.

August 27, 2009 by

Dell makes layoffs; won't reveal how many

Dell is laying off workers around the world but won't say how many or where, reports the AP.The computer maker will confirm only that some of the employees are based at an assembly plant in North Carolina.

March 11, 2009 by

So what can Sun do?

Sun is the Rodney Dangerfield of the tech companies on the stock market - no matter what they announce, from sales gains and new products to losses and layoffs, the response is always the same: the people who make money selling IBM and Wintel shares short Sun. It's a loser: the dollars at issue favor the MS/IBM side by over a hundred to one - so it's time, I think, to pick up that ball and go home. Take the company private and be done with this nonsense.

October 15, 2008 by

Your expense = my revenue

I know a CIO who got his company to buy tens of thousands of machinesfrom Dell mainly because he admires both Bill Gates and Michael Dell for having made so muchmoney and, in fact, brags about how much he's made holding shares in their companies.

February 22, 2007 by

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