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Stock Market Today: December 14, 2016

12/14/2016 Stocks put in a somewhat volatile session, as traders looked to the Federal Reserve for guidance. Specifically, equities moved sideways for much of the morning, but then headed sharply lower in the afternoon. The market did recover briefly late in the day, but this effort was ultimately unsuccessful. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down about 119 points; the S&P 500 Index was off 18 points, and the NASDAQ was lower by 27 points.
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Using the Value Line Report: International Business Machines, How Far Along In The Turnaround Story Is It

11/03/2016 Dow-30 component International Business Machines (IBM) is a worldwide supplier of technology and business services, software, and systems hardware. It is one of the few information technology companies with a continuous history dating back to the 19th century. Since that time, IBM has grown to great prominence, earning the nickname Big Blue, referring to the color of the mainframes it installed in the 1960s, and holding more patents than any other U.S.-based technology entity ever. Business was still humming along through the most recent recession, but there was a chink in the armor by the end of 2012. Revenues began to slide, and IBM had a hard time keeping up with the times. The stock received a noticeable cut from the naysayers in the investment community and was stripped of its Wall Street darling status. Present day, some moves are paying off and some positivity has returned, but is this the right time for subscribers to get back on board? We will decipher just that using our recent Value Line report.
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Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines Third Quarter 2016

10/18/2016 International Business Machines (IBM) made a little progress in the September quarter, but its reported results still disappointed investors. Consequently, the stock pulled back following the mostly weak September-quarter earnings report.
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Stock Market Today: October 17, 2016

10/17/2016 The U.S. stock market got off to a weak start this morning, and put in a lackluster showing in the afternoon, as well. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 52 points; the S&P 500 Index was off seven points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 14 points. Market breadth was somewhat negative, as declining issues were modestly ahead of advancers on the NYSE. Furthermore, several major equity groups lost ground, notably in the consumer area. In contrast, the utilities and basic materials issues managed to advance slightly today.
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Stock Market Today: July 19, 2016

07/19/2016 The U.S. stock market opened lower this morning, but managed to end on a mixed-to-weaker note. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 26 points, while the broader S&P 500 Index was down three points, and the NASDAQ was lower by 19 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines Second Quarter 2016

07/19/2016 IBM shares were relatively unchanged following the release of unexciting second-quarter financials, as the technology titan once again underwhelmed shareholders searching for signals that the pace of this company’s turnaround has quickened.
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Stock Market Today: July 18, 2016

07/18/2016 The stock market moved higher again today, as traders looked to extend recent gains. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 17 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up five points; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was higher by 26 points.
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Stock Market Today: April 25, 2016

04/25/2016 The major U.S. equity indexes were lower at the start of trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average off more than 100 points within the first few minutes of trading, and were not able to make their way all the way back during the mostly bearish session. Thus, at the closing bell, the aforementioned Dow 30, the tech-heavy NASDAQ, and the broader S&P 500 Index were 27, 10, and four lower, respectively. Market breadth clearly favored the bears, with declining issues leading advancers by a comfortable margin on both the Big Board and the NASDAQ.
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Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines First Quarter 2016

04/19/2016 International Business Machines (IBM), one of the largest global providers of computer services, software, and systems, and a member of the Dow 30, has once again disappointed investors hoping for signs of a turnaround in the company's fortunes. The stock, which since February has retraced much of the ground lost in 2015, pulled back notably in Tuesday morning trading in reaction to the Monday evening report of lower revenues and earnings in the opening quarter of 2016.
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