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...S&P 500 companies scheduled to announce results, including high-flying tech company Apple Inc., International Business Machines Corp. and financial giant Citigroup Inc."If the market is operating in a logical way, what should be pushing...
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...11.29 to close at $20.84 after hitting a fresh high of $20.89 earlier in the session. Shares of International Business Machines Corp. fell 43 cents to $127.87.
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...will bring plenty of new earnings reports that will help show whether the selling is overdone.Today, International Business Machines Corp. reports earnings, followed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on Tuesday. Later in the week come reports...
Digital media foes end lawsuit

...better cooperation with some formerly bitter rivals. In July, Microsoft reached an $850 million deal with International Business Machines Corp. That followed a $1.6 billion settlement with Sun Microsystems Inc. in 2004 and a $750 million truce...
Anxiety over earnings builds amid declines

...Street had some early support from a $7.5 billion acquisition in the insurance sector and an upgrade at International Business Machines Corp., but the major indexes slipped into negative territory after each losing more than 2 percent last week...
Group investigates concept of portable, virtual desktop

While ever more ways exist to replicate your favorite computer environment on any PC, researchers at International Business Machines Corp. are trying to take the concept further. The aim is to capture the true ghost in the machine. Since...
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Pensions freezing out younger workers

...Companies that have taken similar actions in recent years include NCR Corp., Sears Holding Corp., International Business Machines Corp. and Motorola Inc. NCR froze pension benefits for workers under age 40 starting last September, and...
Computer giant springs to life

BOSTON - International Business Machines Corp. rebounded from a previous disappointment by reporting second-quarter earnings Monday that surpassed analysts' expectations...
Buybacks aren't necessarily bullish S&P. Among the companies launching buybacks: Yahoo Inc., Home Depot Inc. and Merrill Lynch. International Business Machines Corp. announced in April that its board had approved the allocation of $5 billion to buy back shares, the...
Apple news spurs tech rally

...Microsoft's operating system. The possible deal, reported in The Wall Street Journal, could spell trouble for International Business Machines Corp., Apple's current supplier.