Hewlett-Packard will report its quarterly earnings today after the close of regular trading in New York, and there's a lot riding on what its senior executives, especially CEO Meg Whitman, will have to say.
The consensus among Wall Street analysts calls for HP to report sales of $29.92 billion and a per-share profit of 91 cents. And, for the most part, analysts are expecting HP's results to be in line with expectations, if maybe a little light on sales.
One possible curveball, however, is Europe. Given HP's exposure