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What: Shares of hard-drive maker Western Digital
So what: The company is set to report first-quarter earnings after the closing bell today, and that event may very well move the stock further down or right back up depending on what we learn. This untimely drop comes from concerns that heavy flooding in Thailand will hurt this quarter's results.
Now what: This issue has hovered over Western Digital and archrival Seagate Technology
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