Dell stock fell more than 7 percent on Tuesday, even as the company reported a 63 percent increase in second quarter net income. Dell stock earned 48 cents per share, the company said after the market closed.
The FBI interviewed radio host Sam Kennedy on Friday. Mr. Kennedy is 'up to his eyeballs' in the Guardians of the free Republics, says the owner of a Texas radio station, and is behind letters sent to all 50 governors. The letters prompted an FBI investigation.
More than 30 US governors have received subtly threatening letters from a group called Guardians of the free Republics. Investigators fear the broad call for removing top state officials could inspire others to act out violently.
Some of America's fastest-growing cities were the last to slip into the recession. Now they are hoping to harness their momentum and slingshot their way out of it. New Orleans, Louisiana topped the list in percentage terms, reflecting continued rebuilding after hurricane Katrina.
Dell Inc. said Tuesday that the U.S. personal computer market has reached its low point but that the timing of a global turnaround in the technology industry remains anyone's guess.
Cities in Texas, North Carolina, and California dominated the top 10 list of fastest-growing US cities in 2008.