Shedding of firm's low-growth units is not a cure-all.
Printers contribute lion's share of Hewlett-Packard's bottom line.
Windows 2000 fears aren't as big a problem as Wall Street thinks.
Networking giant also announces two-for-one stock split.
Long-term outlook is still great, despite current sell-off of shares.
Lower tax rate helps as well, while enterprise data is still weak.
The firm appears to be gaining market share against HP and IBM.
Earnings miss already-lowered estimates, and revenue is essentially flat.
Economies of scale drove down costs, fattened bottom line.
Hardware sales were dismal, but strong expense controls did the trick.
Results were solid, helped by strong Asia sales and investment income.
Co-founder will remain as chairman; president Steve Ballmer to become new CEO
Yahoo beats the Street yet again, now has more than 120 million users.
Old and new media join to create a content and distribution powerhouse.
Nortel could be a big beneficiary of rival Lucent's inability to deliver optical systems to customers.
After 15 straight quarters of beating estimates, Lucent stunned the Street late Thursday when it announced that earnings for the December quarter would miss analysts' estimates by a whopping 30%.
After over a week of rumors, AOL and Wal-Mart have formally announced a partnership to create a new co-branded Internet service.
Yahoo jumped 24% yesterday as index funds scrambled to buy shares and day traders went along for the ride.