Apple, white fly
No good news, Apple's chief financial officer said a few weeks ago. "Until you hear us," said Fred Anderson during a meeting held in New York, "it means that everything is proceeding as planned." The CFO thus intended to reassure all those who boiled the forecasts drawn up by Apple on its fiscal quarter which ended at the end of September as too optimistic. surprising and even more so in a context in which numerous competitors, among others Compaq and Gateway, have announced profits below expectations. The most recent projections, including the authoritative one developed by Thomson Financial / First Call, indicate in The profit margin that the Cupertino company could achieve at the end of the quarter is 16 cents. The presentation of the account for the past 90 days scheduled for next Wednesday 17 October, at the close of the financial markets.