Plans You Can Put Stock In
Gee, I guess we've bought all the PCs and workstations we'll ever need.Gee, I guess weve bought all the PCs and workstations well ever need. How else can you explain the unceremonious butt-kicking Wall Street has given the computer stocks in the last two months? Apple, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Compaq and now Gateway are all reeling from slumping sales after years of pumping out boxes as if they were printing money. But quicker than you can say "Moores Law," those sales have dried up. With NASDAQ tanking, these companies, as well as their suppliers, Intel and AMD, are in need of new business plansstat. And Im just the guy to give them to them: Compaq: Hires the best operating system developers from Microsoft, including NT creator David Cutler; changes name to Digital Equipment Corp. and makes a go of it in the VAX market again.
HP: Capitalizing on the popularity of its CEO Carly Fiorina and her nonstop profiles in the media, turns Fiorina into a cottage industry. Carly dolls, Carly books, Carly fragrances, Carly on the Home Shopping Network hawking Carly merchandise.