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Here’s what Apple, Facebook and other Big Tech investors can learn from IBM’s antitrust ordeal

Mark Hulbert
Here’s what Apple, Facebook and other Big Tech investors can learn from IBM’s antitrust ordeal

Investors are worried about possible federal antitrust action on big technology companies, and that’s one factor contributing to the technology sector struggling in recent weeks. Investors would do well to review the stock market’s reaction to past antitrust actions. Consider the suit filed in January 1969 against IBM (IBM) , in which the U.S. government sought to break up the company.