Apple will broadcast its second-quarter results conference-call on Wednesday, April 18 at 9pm (BST).

The conference will be available as a QuickTime Web broadcast, and will be accessible through Apple's Web site. QuickTime 4 is required to view it.

The Wall Street Journal recently called Apple a "safe bet" for investment. Apple has also enjoyed phenomenal sales of its Titanium PowerBook G4 in recent weeks – with reports claiming the machine has boosted Apple's portable sales by nearly a third.