Who's Responsible for HP's $8.8B Writedown?

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. took an $8.8 billion charge citing “a willful effort to mislead investors and potential buyers” at Autonomy Corp., the software company it agreed to purchase last year for $10.3 billion. Topeka Capital Markets Analyst Brian White, Bloomberg Industries Anurag Rana and Bloomberg's Jon Erlichman speak on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

Monte Dei Paschi Seeks Plan Approval
21:07 - Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA Chief Executive OfficerMarco Morelli may present the bank’s board on Monday with a new business plan targeting more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in annual profit by 2019, daily Il Messaggero reported. Morelli, who took over last month, is seeking to raise 5 billion euros and the bank has said it’s readying a third share sale in two years, as well as preparing to offload 28 billion euros of bad loans. Aberdeen Asset Management Senior Investment Manager Ben Ritchie discusses the outlook for European banking with Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
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