The day ahead: Thursday

November 18, 2009

Dell reports quarterly results for the first time as the No. 3 maker of personal computers — unfamiliar territory for a company that not so long ago was the world’s largest PC maker.

Other Highlights:

*  In what promises to be a fiery debate, the Senate Banking Committee begins discussion on Committee Chair Christopher Dodd’s Restoring American Financial Stability Act, a comprehensive bill to reform the financial system.

*  Also in Washington, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies on financial regulatory reform before the Joint Economic Committee.

*  Quarterly results are expected from Gap, Sears, AnnTaylor and Children’s Place.


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Dell has reaped the fruits of it labor. Apparently years of horrible customer service and increasingly poor quality have finally produced results. I relish the news.

Posted by Told You So | Report as abusive

So Dell is #3? Too bad we can’t find out more about ithere, without clicking around for several minutes and then finding we’ve just gone in circles. What a confusing format. Maybe I’ll check out CNN.

Posted by Mario | Report as abusive