NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Lackluster performance from computer makers Dell
and HP this summer should leave investors rebooting. While all hardware makers are circling the drain; Apple
's recent price decline stands out as a buying opportunity. HP I don't understand the fascination with Meg Whitman. Has Whitman turned around a large company before? Isn't this her first attempt to take a major corporation under duress and turn it into a market leader? Yes, I know eBay's investors made money as a result of Whitman; however, HP is a totally different ballgame. HP CEO Meg Whitman Every conversation about HP's turnaround includes Whitman's success at eBay. My recollection of eBay during Whitman's tenure was of constant complaint from eBay sellers about leadership. While it's clear Whitman took a small headless company and turned it into a leader, the level of competition was relatively low. The single biggest factor in eBay's success is the critical mass of users it enjoys. The only real competition eBay faced came from Yahoo!. ... Click to view a price quote on DELL. Click to research the Computer Hardware industry.
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