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Tech Investing

The Tide Is Quickly Ebbing on This Tech Giant

Warren Buffett famously said at the height of the financial crisis that you only know who's been swimming naked when the tide goes out.

Unfortunately for him and his shareholders at Berkshire Hathaway, it appears that one of the Sage of Omaha's biggest holdings, IBM Corp., has been skinny dipping for a long time.

Some astute observers such as Stanley Druckenmiller, Doug Kass, and Fred Hickey, the editor of The High-Tech Strategist, have been warning for months that IBM's business and balance sheet were deteriorating.

The stock market, however, was happy to ignore these warnings and instead allow itself to be fooled by massive debt-financed stock buybacks that were propping up the company's shares.

The tide now appears to have receded, however...

Wearable Tech

The Best Investment to Play the $19 Billion Wearable Tech Industry

The wearable technology industry is growing at an explosive rate, and is quickly becoming part of our everyday lives. In fact, the research firm Canalys recently claimed wearables will be a "key consumer technology" by the end of this year.

And now, we've found the sector's best investment. It's a broad play on the entire industry.

Take a look at these growth figures, and this profit opportunity...

Investing Tips

No, This Is Not a Tech Bubble – And You Can Still Profit

The bears are out in full force trumpeting the news that there's a tech bubble, and the steep decline has started.

As of today's opening, the Nasdaq Composite has dropped 7.3% in just over three weeks. That drop followed an incredible run where the index climbed 28% from September 2013 through September 2014.

But according to Money Morning experts, this is unequivocally not a tech bubble.

In fact, bailing out now is one of the worst moves an investor could make…

Tech Investing

How to Profit from the Biggest IPO Ever

If you couldn't get a piece of the largest IPO in history a couple of weeks ago, you weren't alone.

The Alibaba IPO will go down as the greatest wealth opportunity of a generation – but only about 4% of the $25 billion worth of stock went to individual investors.

Here's how to profit from Alibaba's huge profit stream at a nearly 50% discount from the stock's current price - and at a much lower level of risk...

Tech Investing

How to Invest in Wearable Tech with Just One Power Play

Wearable tech is expected to grow 78.4% through the end of 2018. If we want to get on the road to wealth that tech provides, then this is a sector we must cash in on.

But I don't want us to get hurt by messing with risky stocks.

That's why today I'm going to show you how to invest in wearable tech - the entire sector - with a single investment that offers both safety and big profits...

Top News

What the Hewlett-Packard Split Means for HPQ Stock

Investors put their stamp of approval today (Monday) on the announcement that Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) is finally splitting itself up into two companies, and for good reason.

The idea is to spin off the legacy printer and PC business into a company called HP Inc., while the corporate hardware, cloud, and software businesses will become known as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.

Both companies will be publicly traded and about the same size, but they will be very different businesses.

Here's how the HP split will work...

Tech Investing

How to Invest in the Best Minds in Silicon Valley in Just One Move

A quiet revolution is sweeping the top ranks of tech's biggest companies. In the past three years, 10 top global tech companies have announced new CEOs.

Today I'm going to show you how to invest in the 11 members (Oracle takes up two slots) of this New Guard for a price well below what many of these stocks cost.

This investment has already thrashed the overall market by 46.5% so far this year...

Acquisitions

NFLX Has What These Four Tech Titans Want

The video streaming subscription business model that Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) helped pioneer is why Wall Street is so in love with the stock, but it's also why the company is a prime acquisition target.

And while the company's $27 billion market cap would greatly narrows the list of potential suitors, the companies with the most to gain from buying Netflix also happen to be some of the wealthiest on the planet – the titans of tech.

Here’s why Netflix is so alluring, and a case by case look at each of the top four candidates…

Income Investing

Dividend-Paying Stocks: MSFT, MCD, and 22 More New Dividend Boosts

The profusion of dividend-paying stocks that have increased payouts over the last several weeks reflects a robust second-quarter earnings season.

Companies in the S&P 500 turned in 10.3% earnings growth in Q2 – the highest advance since 2011's third quarter.

Last week Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), McDonald's (NYSE: MCD), and 22 other dividend stocks raised payouts. Here's the full list of dividend hikes announced during the week ending Sept. 19, 2014.

Last week Microsoft </strong>(Nasdaq: MSFT), McDonald's </strong>(NYSE: MCD), and 22 other dividend stocks raised payouts. Here's the full list of dividend hikes announced during the week ending Sept. 19, 2014.

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