HP’s Q4 Earnings Beat Street and Shares Rise

“Slightly down” is the new up.

Cisco Probably Took a Hit From the Federal Shutdown

October is probably the worst time of the year for the government to shut down, if you’re Cisco Systems.

Intel Q2 Earnings Come in Below Expectations

Outlook looking light, too.

Amid PC Sales Slide, All Eyes on Intel’s Quarterly Results

Bad, worse or ….?

Oracle Blames Third-Quarter Miss on Sales Execution

Also, chatter about Hurd may be weighing things down a bit.

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NetSuite Shares Rise on Record Q4 Sales

Shares of cloud software company NetSuite are rising sharply after hours as the company reported record earnings and sales for its fiscal fourth quarter. Earnings per share were 6 cents higher than the consensus view of 4 cents on sales of $85 million, up 33 percent over the year-ago quarter. Total revenue for the year was $308 million, up 31 percent. NetSuite shares rose nearly 8 percent to $75.81 in after-hours trading on the news.

Oracle Earnings Meet the Street as Profits Rise, Sales Drop

Per-share earnings hit the target.

HP to Take a Lot of Bitter Medicine in Earnings Report Today

Trouble to HP’s right, trouble to the left, trouble above and trouble below.

Cisco’s Chambers: We Grow, Our Competitors Shrink. Got It?

Better than expected, but not out of the woods yet.

Cisco Hangs Tough as Q4 Results Beat Consensus

With the world economy looking bleak, a small beat is good news.

What Went Wrong With Oracle’s Quarter?

Oracle Falls Short on Weak Software Sales

Apple: Was It Really So Bad?

Apple Results Fall Short of Consensus