InvestorPlace: IBM Stock and Jim Whitehurst’s Toughest Test

After some brief excitement following the closing of its Red Hat deal, International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) stock is back in the doldrums. Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com Shares were due to open Aug. 22 at about $134.20. They’re down 7.5% over…

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InvestorPlace: 3 Stocks to Buy on Almost Any Dip

Yesterday the stock markets fell 3% on headlines, and that is always a time to find great stocks to buy on dips. The stock markets have been in headline trading mode for months. This week we got several reminders of…

InvestorPlace: Alphabet Stock Faces Several Short-Term Headwinds

Google parent Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) is one of the largest, most widely followed companies in the market. Year-to-date, Alphabet stock is up about 12%. And following the recent earnings result, many investors are quite upbeat about the internet giant’s fundamentals. Yet with…

InvestorPlace: Stock Market Today: Bears and Bulls Have Both Won — Now What? 

Bears got what they wanted when they shaved off more than 200 points from the S&P 500 in just six trading sessions. The 6.8% fall caused investor sentiment to crumble, as investors worried about the trade war and a potential…

InvestorPlace: 5G Stocks: How to Make Big Money on Smart Cities

If you want to get rich, you need to focus on what will happen, not what is happening right now. Source: Shutterstock As hockey great Wayne Gretsky famously said: You want to skate to where the puck will be, not where it…