Dell

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edged higher by 0.8% in late morning trading after CEO Michael Dell told

Reuters

he expects a strong fourth quarter to help the company attain its 30% revenue goal for the year. Dell had fallen steadily form its July 18 peak of $53.56. Other computer makers were mostly higher, with

Hewlett-Packard

(HWP)

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up 1.1% and

Gateway

(GTW)

picking up 11.4% after

Prudential Securities

recommended buying it on price weakness. The

Box Maker Index

was up 2.3%.