Hewlett-Packard Profit Rises

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After the close of trading Tuesday, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ ) posted second-quarter earnings per share of 29 cents, vs. 22 cents. Excluding charges, the world's No. 2 computer maker earned 34 cents a share, meeting analysts' average estimates. Revenue rose to $20.1 billion.

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