Here's One Way The Blackberry Outage Is Hurting Wall Street Today


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People who depend on Blackberries for their jobs are obviously in a world of hurt with the Blackberry data outage that’s hitting North America today.One interesting thing that’s happening: Data from investor meetings is only going out slowly.

We received this message from a trader regarding a WMT analyst meeting. Interesting info is getting out only slowly.

WMT a bit more cautious than first thought, from the breakout session at the co… (this is not getting out bc blackberries r not working today)      
       — the CEO for the parent co said comps are up but only marginally, he said the US CEO miss spoke earlier when he said they were up for last 3 months (Wal-Mart Says U.S. Comp Sales Were Positive for Last 3 Months)
       –street est for Q3 comps are around +1%  csfb

Obviously, just a small slice of the pain for users.

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