Another Hit to Retail Investor Confidence

The story of the day is clearly Hewlett-Packard (HPQ).

The details are coming fast and furious, but for a company the size of HPQ with so many bankers and audit firms surrounding the $10 billion deal to buy Autonomy, the biggest question is "how?" How did this happen? On the surface, this story may look like it really only impacts HPQ, but this will further raise the suspicions and doubts of the retail investor. Did HPQ and the banks all get snookered? Did HPQ simply not care? Did the banks know and not care as long as they were getting paid? Does any of it matter? I believe it does....265 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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