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This Major IBM Move Lets Investors Tap a $2 Trillion Market

After years of declining revenue, investors have called for IBM chief Virginia Rometty to unlock the shareholder value living deep inside her company.

In February, IBM announced a $2.6 billion acquisition in a $2 trillion market. This move could be the catalyst IBM needs to return to its glory days...


What Every Investor Needs to Know About IBM Stock Following MRGE Acquisition

If the violent International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) stock price movements this year are any indication of investor sentiment, then it's clear that Wall Street is clueless.

And that's understandable. Its current iteration is not what it has been known for historically, and its undergoing a touch transition.

Here are the basics and what you need to consider before buying IBM stock...


Disappointing IBM Earnings Crush IBM Stock Price (NYSE: IBM)

Just after the bell yesterday (Monday), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) earnings were released.

And the results were dismal. So dismal, in fact, that the IBM stock price has fallen as more than 5% in pre-market trading, erasing all the gains it has made in the last two weeks.

And it's no wonder that following IBM earnings, the market punished the IBM stock price...


Should I Buy IBM Stock Now?

It's been a wild ride for International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) stock this year.

Wall Street simply doesn't know what to do with this enterprise solutions giant.

But should you buy it now while it's down? Here's what to consider...


Is the IBM Dividend Enough Reason to Buy the Stock?

The International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) dividend may well be the one good thing about IBM stock right now.

It certainly eases the pain of the last two years, where the company has struggled to regain highs it hit in March 2013.

But don't be so quick to jump on the stock solely for that IBM dividend...


Why Did Warren Buffett Buy IBM Stock?

He's often lauded as a genius who sees some hidden promise in International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) that the rest of us don't. Or he's derided as a high-profile value investor who's losing his touch when it comes to picking companies.

Here's why he bought it in the first place, and why it shouldn't encourage you to buy IBM…

Why did Warren Buffett buy IBM stock back in 2011?

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U.S. Stock Futures Bounce on ECB Bond-Buying Announcement

U.S. stock futures for Thursday, Jan. 22, forecasted a 70-point increase from yesterday's close.

This morning, investors jumped on an announcement by Mario Draghi and the European Central Bank (ECB) of a massive bond-purchasing program to help kick-start the struggling continent's economy to the tune of 60 billion euros a month.

Here's what else you should know about the stock market today - including your "Money Morning Tip of the Day" - to make it a profitable Thursday...

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Dow Jones Today Adds 39 Points Ahead of ECB Meeting

The Dow Jones today rose 39 points ahead of tomorrow's critical announcement by the European Central Bank on its stimulus plans. But the Dow's gains were capped by a decline in International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) stock.

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the market's fear gauge, slipped 5% on the day.

Here's a look at the top stories from today's trading session...

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Stock Market Futures Today Are Taking Cues from ECB

Stock market futures today (Wednesday) forecasted a 74-point decline from yesterday's close on weak fourth-quarter revenues from tech giant International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM).

Thursday, the ECB is expected to announce its own massive bond-purchasing program to stimulate the currency bloc's dragging markets. But any move that doesn't deliver quantitative easing will no doubt shock markets.

Here's what else you should know about the stock market today - including your "Money Morning Tip of the Day" - to make it a profitable Wednesday...