“The market is waiting to see the earnings because that is your first catalyst in the market that can possibly dispel the slower-than-expected growth that the market is anticipating. The market is very split today. People are just looking for reasons to own some things and reasons to sell others.”
“The market is now focusing back on earnings. We're almost through the earnings season, but it's disappointing, so the markets are going to muddle around here. We still might make a moderate recovery high in the rally then we're going to go back into the trading range and get through the next couple of months.”
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“We are cutting our revenue and earnings forecasts for Compaq due to a clearly slowing consumer market for PCs -- an area that has been responsible for a significant amount of the company's recent top-line growth -- the likelihood of increased pricing pressure from Dell on the corporate side, and fears related to economic uncertainty.”