I confess: I'd always hated IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM); never could stand Big Blue. The company was always too unfocused for my taste.
IBM's hardware is low margin, and its software doesn't do much better.
That's why I've never suggested owning IBM. It was a non-starter. A losing bet.
What I saw at a conference near my Bay Area home has me convinced that IBM has transformed from a "dog" into a scorching, ground-floor opportunity.
I know how that sounds: How could a 107-year-old tech company with fading fortunes turn on a dime to become one of 2018's hottest buy recommendations?
Well, let me explain – and show you what it showed me…
About the Author
Michael A. Robinson is one of the top financial analysts working today. His book "Overdrawn: The Bailout of American Savings" was a prescient look at the anatomy of the nation's S&L crisis, long before the word "bailout" became part of our daily lexicon. He's a Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and reporter, lauded by the Columbia Journalism Review for his aggressive style. His 30-year track record as a leading tech analyst has garnered him rave reviews, too. Today he is the editor of the monthly tech investing newsletter Nova-X Report as well as Radical Technology Profits, where he covers truly radical technologies – ones that have the power to sweep across the globe and change the very fabric of our lives – and profit opportunities they give rise to. He also explores "what's next" in the tech investing world at Strategic Tech Investor.