The Day Ahead: A Raft of Hard Lessons

I truly don't care about Dell (DELL) as a company or as an investment -- never have, never will. Maybe that's because I'm not infatuated with tech coverage (and banks) with only a handful of exceptions. The core personal-computer industry is a boring read no matter the trade magazine; semiconductor earnings calls are bewildering; and, honestly, how many angles can one take on this battle over a sleepy, low-margin (and eroding) PC company like Dell?

Still, I have to admit that this war has mildly turned me on -- enough to highlight a few key pearls of wisdoms that investors could apply to more exciting companies....625 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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