NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Against reason, better judgment and bald facts, several media outlets greeted Hewlett Packard's (HPQ) third-quarter earnings, reported Wednesday, by attempting to will a comeback into existence.There was no evidence of it. We'll forgive them the $10 billion in write-offs, but the disappearance of HP's personal computer business, with sales down 10% thanks to competition from Apple (AAPL), Dell (DELL) and cut-rate competition, all for a shrinking PC pie, took a pipe wrench to HP's top line. The company cut numbers for the year.
HP: Media Sees Empty Glass, Calls it Half Full
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