Dell's naming of former American Airlines chief Don Carty to its top financial post may have raised some eyebrows. But as a long-time Dell board member and head of its auditing committee, Carty is well-suited for the job, reports CNBC's Phil Lebeau.
U.S. stocks are aiming higher after a late day rally gave stocks a lift yesterday, resulting in another record on the Dow but in a mixed market. Oil is firmer this morning, and energy shares were among those rebounding late yesterday after several losing sessions. Tokyo stocks were higher, and European markets were mostly higher with technology stocks among the winners.
Dell picks former AMR chairman and chief executive Donald J. Carty to the posts of vice chairman and chief financial officer.
Computer maker Dell filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday to delay its third-quarter financial report, citing ongoing regulatory investigations into its accounting and financial reporting matters.
"2006 was an important year. We're a company that's transforming, not transformed. We still have a lot of work left to be done." That's the upshot from HP CEO Mark Hurd addressing a couple of hundred Wall Street analysts and assembled media at the Sheraton New York this morning.
If you haven't finsihed your holiday shopping. Don’t worry: Gian Fulgoni is sure you’ll get to it today, Tuesday or Wednesday.
The hedge-fund manager and Web columnist talks about YouTube, Vista and the new tech boom with CNBC’s Bianna Golodryga, in an exclusive interview on cnbc.com’s home page.