Is global growth stagnating? 

Looking at some of the tech tea leaves, the answer appears to be "maybe." Recently, market-share and sales figures came out for the PC market in the second quarter, and they were by and large pretty ugly. Most companies lost ground during the quarter, expect for one surprise winner. Given all the uncertainty surrounding many of these manufacturers, what should investors make of it all? Watch the following video to find out.

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