Why These Companies Crashed This Week

Analysts Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith discuss why computer companies had such a rough week. After yet another bout of weak numbers, the market continued to push shares lower. The long-standing storyline about the death of PCs at the hand of tablets and mobile devices continues to play out.

A lot of the credit for the demise of Hewlett-Packard and Dell goes to Apple . The company's dominance in the tablet space cannot be overstated, not to mention its growing market share in personal computers as well.

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