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Highlights—September 6, 2008

  • Yahoo! IBM Pension and Retirement Issues message board: "IBM stock dropping" by "ffandrick". Excerpt: Wonder why the stock has been dropping? Check out the Insider Trading over just a few days. Sam and Randy won't have to worry about pension increases. Totals are approximately: Sam $71M; Randy $34M. And IBM can't afford to give us over $22K per year retirees an $80 a month increase. Disgusting.
  • From Yahoo! Finance: IBM Insider Transactions, Last Two Years. Note: If you are viewing this in your Web browser, you may sort this table by clicking on the "Insider" or "Shares" column headers.
    Date Insider Shares Type Transaction Value*
    31-Aug-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    1505 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    31-Aug-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    653 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $122.81 per share. $80,194
    28-Aug-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    25000 Direct Option Exercise at $103.25 per share $2,581,250
    28-Aug-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    24032 Direct Sale at $124.55 - $124.65 per share. $2,994,000
    28-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    250000 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 per share $19,532,500
    28-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    55900 Direct Sale at $124.97 - $125.1 per share. $6,989,000
    28-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    79597 Direct Sale at $124.77 - $124.96 per share. $9,939,000
    28-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    114503 Direct Sale at $124.50 - $124.76 per share. $14,271,000
    27-Aug-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    149733 Direct Option Exercise at $97.59 - $105.96 per share. $15,239,000
    27-Aug-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    149733 Direct Sale at $124 - $124.21 per share. $18,583,000
    22-Aug-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    955 Direct Option Exercise at $104.71 per share. $99,998
    21-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    100000 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 per share $8,896,000
    21-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    98876 Direct Sale at $121.76 - $122.5 per share. $12,076,000
    20-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    558 Indirect Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    20-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    744 Indirect Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    18-Aug-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    800 Indirect Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    12-Aug-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    69288 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $88.96 per share. $5,789,000
    12-Aug-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    69288 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $88.96 per share. $5,789,000
    12-Aug-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    14622 Direct Sale at $125.01 - $125.2 per share. $1,829,000
    12-Aug-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    30959 Direct Sale at $124.85 - $125 per share. $3,868,000
    12-Aug-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    41271 Direct Sale at $124.64 - $124.85 per share. $5,148,000
    12-Aug-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    41271 Direct Sale at $124.64 - $124.85 per share. $5,148,000
    7-Aug-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    20000 Direct Sale at $128.28 - $128.43 per share. $2,567,000
    31-Jul-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    971 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share N/A
    31-Jul-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    426 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $128.63 per share. $54,796
    30-Jul-08 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $103.61 per share. $103,610
    29-Jul-08 BELDA ALAIN J P
    Director
    N/A Direct Statement of Ownership N/A
    28-Jul-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    60849 Direct Option Exercise at $97.59 per share. $5,938,253
    28-Jul-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    18377 Direct Sale at $126.84 - $127.11 per share. $2,333,000
    28-Jul-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    42472 Direct Sale at $126.59 - $126.84 per share. $5,382,000
    25-Jul-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    108825 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $105.96 per share. N/A
    25-Jul-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    38846 Direct Sale at $128.07 - $128.23 per share. $4,978,000
    25-Jul-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    2801 Direct Sale at $128.43 - $128.47 per share. $360,000
    25-Jul-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    61918 Direct Sale at $128.24 - $128.42 per share. $7,946,000
    24-Jul-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    53969 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $88.96 per share. $4,509,000
    24-Jul-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    1200 Direct Sale at $130.21 - $130.22 per share $156,000
    24-Jul-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    16677 Direct Sale at $129.98 - $130.2 per share $2,170,000
    24-Jul-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    35530 Direct Sale at $129.81 - $129.97 per share. $4,615,000
    24-Jul-08 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    50000 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 per share $4,448,000
    24-Jul-08 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    15653 Direct Sale at $130.03 - $130.39 per share. $2,038,000
    24-Jul-08 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    34347 Direct Sale at $129.80 - $130.03 per share. $4,462,000
    29-May-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    198 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    23-May-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    40200 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 per share. $3,576,191
    23-May-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    11705 Direct Sale at $124.21 - $124.43 per share. $1,455,000
    23-May-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    27371 Direct Sale at $124.06 - $124.2 per share. $3,398,000
    19-May-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    2500 Indirect Option Exercise at $104.71 per share. $261,774
    19-May-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    38996 Direct Option Exercise at $104.71 - $105.96 per share. $4,108,000
    19-May-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    39586 Direct Sale at $127.90 - $128.2 per share. $5,069,000
    15-May-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    9849 Direct Sale at $128 per share. $1,260,672
    14-May-08 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    18000 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 per share. $1,406,340
    14-May-08 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    27984 Direct Sale at $127.98 - $128.01 per share. $3,582,000
    14-May-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    100 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    12-May-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    110 Indirect Sale at $125.13 per share. $13,764
    12-May-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    4730 Direct Sale at $125.15 - $125.38 per share. $593,000
    9-May-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    15000 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 per share. $1,334,400
    9-May-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    20603 Direct Sale at $124.07 - $124.15 per share. $2,557,000
    8-May-08 KAVANAUGH JAMES J
    Officer
    1250 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 KAVANAUGH JAMES J
    Officer
    423 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $52,646
    8-May-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    2187 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    740 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $92,100
    8-May-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    2656 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    1164 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $144,871
    8-May-08 WEBER ROBERT C
    Officer
    2526 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 WEBER ROBERT C
    Officer
    1089 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $135,536
    8-May-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    5862 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    2486 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $309,407
    8-May-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    5506 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    2292 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $285,262
    8-May-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    375 Indirect Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    2422 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    127 Indirect Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $15,806
    8-May-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    819 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $101,932
    8-May-08 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    6783 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    2917 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $363,049
    8-May-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    10526 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    4549 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $566,168
    8-May-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    5967 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    2580 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $321,106
    8-May-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    6658 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    2918 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $363,174
    8-May-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    80756 Direct Option Exercise at $0 - $111.87 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    700 Direct Sale at $124.82 per share. $87,374
    8-May-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    35194 Direct Sale at $124.72 - $124.82 per share. $4,391,000
    8-May-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    38213 Direct Sale at $124.65 - $124.71 per share. $4,764,000
    8-May-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    2522 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $313,888
    8-May-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    7329 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    3211 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $399,641
    8-May-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    5967 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    2614 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $325,338
    8-May-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    4355 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    1883 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $234,358
    8-May-08 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    5756 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    2522 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $313,888
    8-May-08 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    6783 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    2925 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $364,045
    8-May-08 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    5204 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    2225 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $276,923
    8-May-08 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    5401 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-08 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    2367 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $124.46 per share. $294,596
    6-May-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    28200 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 per share. $2,508,672
    6-May-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    5300 Direct Sale at $121.05 - $121.15 per share. $642,000
    6-May-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    21776 Direct Sale at $120.80 - $121.04 per share. $2,633,000
    2-May-08 KAVANAUGH JAMES J
    Officer
    2000 Direct Statement of Ownership N/A
    1-May-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    800 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-May-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    29400 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 per share. $2,615,424
    1-May-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    29400 Direct Sale at $122.50 per share. $3,601,500
    1-May-08 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $103.61 per share. $103,610
    30-Apr-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    29438 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 per share. $2,618,804
    30-Apr-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    200 Direct Sale at $123.13 per share. $24,626
    30-Apr-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    48676 Direct Sale at $122.98 - $123.12 per share. $5,990,000
    30-Apr-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    7296 Direct Sale at $122.63 - $122.75 per share. $895,000
    30-Apr-08 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    158077 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 - $104.71 per share. $15,307,000
    30-Apr-08 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    15700 Direct Sale at $122.83 - $122.94 per share. $1,929,000
    30-Apr-08 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    141253 Direct Sale at $122.70 - $122.82 per share. $17,340,000
    1-Apr-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    110 Indirect Statement of Ownership N/A
    1-Apr-08 KERN R. FRANKLIN III
    Officer
    33326 Direct Statement of Ownership N/A
    7-Mar-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    5883 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    7-Mar-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    2494 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $113.28 per share. $282,520
    7-Mar-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    5883 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    7-Mar-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    2543 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $113.28 per share. $288,071
    28-Feb-08 MAKIHARA MINORU
    Director
    4000 Direct Option Exercise at $58.22 per share. $232,880
    28-Feb-08 MAKIHARA MINORU
    Director
    4000 Direct Sale at $114.85 - $115.29 per share. $460,000
    28-Feb-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    151 Direct Sale at $115.44 per share. $17,431
    25-Feb-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    11494 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    25-Feb-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    5035 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $108.89 per share. $548,261
    25-Feb-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    11494 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    25-Feb-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    4741 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $108.89 per share. $516,247
    24-Feb-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    253 Indirect Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    24-Feb-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    102 Indirect Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.10 per share. $10,924
    12-Feb-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    3682 Direct Sale at $106 per share. $390,292
    1-Feb-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    1817 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $195,600
    1-Feb-08 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    5268 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    3807 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $409,823
    1-Feb-08 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    11106 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    4728 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $508,969
    1-Feb-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    11363 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    1929 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $207,656
    1-Feb-08 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    5611 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    5661 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $609,406
    1-Feb-08 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    13171 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    20347 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $2,190,354
    1-Feb-08 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    49238 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    4061 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $437,166
    1-Feb-08 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    11485 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    4451 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $479,150
    1-Feb-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    12223 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    4052 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $436,197
    1-Feb-08 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    11301 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    3274 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $352,446
    1-Feb-08 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    9536 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    4168 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $448,685
    1-Feb-08 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    11564 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    2367 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $254,807
    1-Feb-08 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    7007 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    3592 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $386,678
    1-Feb-08 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    10247 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    5155 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $554,935
    1-Feb-08 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    14066 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-08 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    3825 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $107.65 per share. $411,761
    1-Feb-08 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    10775 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    29-Jan-08 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    600 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    24-Jan-08 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $58.22 per share. $58,220
    22-Jan-08 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    34200 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 per share. $1,749,671
    22-Jan-08 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    7264 Direct Sale at $102.95 - $103.03 per share. $748,000
    22-Jan-08 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    26936 Direct Sale at $102.46 - $102.95 per share. $2,766,000
    6-Jan-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    11495 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    6-Jan-08 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    3865 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.15 per share. $394,809
    21-Nov-07 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    1466 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 per share. $75,000
    21-Nov-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    18446 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $944,000
    21-Nov-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    18446 Direct Sale at $102.74 - $102.89 per share. $1,897,000
    19-Nov-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    120000 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $6,139,000
    19-Nov-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    85000 Direct Sale at $104.40 - $104.71 per share. $8,887,000
    5-Nov-07 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    1740 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    2-Nov-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    727 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Nov-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    489 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $25,000
    1-Nov-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    900 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    25-Oct-07 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $58.22 per share. $58,220
    27-Aug-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    45000 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $2,302,000
    27-Aug-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    2800 Direct Sale at $113.17 - $113.2 per share. $317,000
    27-Aug-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    42200 Direct Sale at $112.82 - $113.16 per share. $4,768,000
    17-Aug-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    220 Indirect Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Aug-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    170 Indirect Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Aug-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    970 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    3-Aug-07 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    8050 Indirect Option Exercise at $88.96 - $103.25 per share. $774,000
    3-Aug-07 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    43982 Direct Option Exercise at $88.96 - $103.25 per share. $4,227,000
    3-Aug-07 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    5958 Indirect Sale at $113.75 per share. $677,722
    3-Aug-07 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    42171 Direct Sale at $113.75 per share. $4,796,951
    3-Aug-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    12089 Direct Sale at $113.81 - $113.81 per share. $1,376,000
    1-Aug-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    425 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    31-Jul-07 BRODY WILLIAM R MD PHD
    Director
      Direct Statement of Ownership N/A
    30-Jul-07 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $58.22 - $58.22 per share. $58,000
    27-Jul-07 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    14732 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $104.71 per share. N/A
    27-Jul-07 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    12000 Direct Sale at $117.07 per share. $1,404,840
    25-Jul-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    28334 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $88.96 per share. $2,367,000
    25-Jul-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    77 Direct Sale at $117.24 - $117.31 per share. $9,030
    25-Jul-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    32874 Direct Sale at $117.24 - $117.27 per share. $3,855,000
    25-Jul-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    54425 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $78.13 per share. $4,252,000
    25-Jul-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    54000 Direct Sale at $115.46 - $115.46 per share. $6,235,000
    24-Jul-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    12218 Direct Sale at $116.41 - $116.41 per share. $1,422,000
    20-Jul-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    20000 Direct Sale at $114.35 per share. $2,287,000
    17-Jun-07 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    9434 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Jun-07 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    4000 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $104.54 - $104.54 per share. $418,000
    17-Jun-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    18868 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Jun-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    8265 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $104.54 - $104.54 per share. $864,000
    17-Jun-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    14151 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Jun-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    6199 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $104.54 - $104.54 per share. $648,000
    17-Jun-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    18868 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Jun-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    8133 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $104.54 - $104.54 per share. $850,000
    17-Jun-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    9434 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Jun-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    4033 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $104.54 - $104.54 per share. $422,000
    17-Jun-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    18868 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Jun-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    8265 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $104.54 - $104.54 per share. $864,000
    18-May-07 ADKINS RODNEY C
    Officer
    172 Direct Statement of Ownership N/A
    18-May-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    7336 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $78.13 per share. $573,000
    18-May-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    9014 Direct Sale at $107 - $107.1 per share. $965,000
    16-May-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    5000 Direct Sale at $104.93 - $104.93 per share. $525,000
    9-May-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    1000 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    3125 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    1325 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $136,000
    8-May-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    2875 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    1197 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $123,000
    8-May-07 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    3625 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    1559 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 per share. $160,265
    8-May-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    3125 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    1351 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $139,000
    8-May-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    3500 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    1533 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $158,000
    8-May-07 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    3125 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    1369 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 per share. $140,733
    8-May-07 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    3750 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    1643 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 per share. $168,900
    8-May-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    3125 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    1369 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $141,000
    8-May-07 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    2250 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    973 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $100,000
    8-May-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    2250 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    986 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $101,000
    8-May-07 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    3125 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    1369 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 per share. $140,733
    8-May-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    3625 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    1563 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $161,000
    8-May-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    3625 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    1550 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $159,000
    8-May-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    2875 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-May-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    1260 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.80 - $102.8 per share. $130,000
    7-May-07 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $58.22 - $58.22 per share. $58,000
    1-May-07 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    10000 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    1-May-07 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    4380 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.61 - $102.61 per share. $449,000
    1-May-07 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    23350 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $1,195,000
    1-May-07 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    32046 Direct Sale at $102.35 - $102.58 per share. $3,284,000
    1-May-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    100000 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $5,116,000
    1-May-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    98046 Direct Sale at $102.28 - $102.28 per share. $10,028,000
    1-May-07 GREENE JESSE J JR
    Officer
    1887 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    1-May-07 GREENE JESSE J JR
    Officer
    638 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $102.61 - $102.61 per share. $65,000
    27-Apr-07 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    12974 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $78.13 per share. $1,014,000
    27-Apr-07 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    12974 Direct Sale at $100.54 - $100.54 per share. $1,304,000
    26-Apr-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    10927 Direct Sale at $101.11 - $101.11 per share. $1,105,000
    26-Apr-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    16246 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $831,000
    26-Apr-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    16246 Direct Sale at $100.89 - $100.89 per share. $1,639,000
    25-Apr-07 DORMANN JUERGEN
    Director
    4000 Direct Option Exercise at $58.22 - $58.22 per share. $233,000
    25-Apr-07 DORMANN JUERGEN
    Director
    4000 Direct Sale at $99.87 - $99.87 per share. $399,000
    25-Apr-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    13200 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $675,000
    25-Apr-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    13200 Direct Sale at $99.92 - $99.92 per share. $1,319,000
    25-Apr-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    13527 Direct Sale at $99.96 - $99.96 per share. $1,352,000
    8-Mar-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    10753 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-Mar-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    4647 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $93.67 - $93.67 per share. $435,000
    8-Mar-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    6452 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    8-Mar-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    2758 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $93.67 - $93.67 per share. $258,000
    1-Mar-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    4000 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Mar-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    1352 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $90.91 - $90.91 per share. $123,000
    27-Feb-07 DORMANN JUERGEN
    Director
    4000 Direct Option Exercise at $40.13 - $40.13 per share. $161,000
    27-Feb-07 DORMANN JUERGEN
    Director
    4000 Direct Sale at $96 - $96 per share. $384,000
    25-Feb-07 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    216 Indirect Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    25-Feb-07 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    87 Indirect Disposition (Non Open Market) at $97.93 - $97.93 per share. $8,519
    25-Feb-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    17241 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    25-Feb-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    7450 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $97.93 - $97.93 per share. $730,000
    25-Feb-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    17241 Direct Option Exercise at $0 per share. N/A
    25-Feb-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    7552 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $97.93 - $97.93 per share. $740,000
    16-Feb-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    22006 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $78.13 per share. $1,719,000
    16-Feb-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    26470 Direct Sale at $98.97 - $99.15 per share. $2,622,000
    9-Feb-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    11000 Direct Sale at $99.27 - $99.27 per share. $1,092,000
    8-Feb-07 BLACK CATHLEEN
    Director
    8000 Direct Option Exercise at $40.13 - $58.22 per share. N/A
    8-Feb-07 BLACK CATHLEEN
    Director
    8000 Direct Sale at $99.34 - $99.34 per share. $795,000
    1-Feb-07 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    2834 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $279,000
    1-Feb-07 DANIELS MICHAEL E
    Officer
    8657 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    2109 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $208,000
    1-Feb-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    6573 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    8253 Direct Sale at $98.75 - $99 per share. $816,000
    1-Feb-07 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    33600 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $36.06 per share. $1,212,000
    1-Feb-07 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    5671 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $559,000
    1-Feb-07 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    13194 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    33600 Direct Sale at $99.08 - $99.08 per share. $3,329,000
    1-Feb-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    23406 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $2,307,000
    1-Feb-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    54167 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    1025 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $101,000
    1-Feb-07 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    2909 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    3685 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $363,000
    1-Feb-07 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    10808 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    4313 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $425,000
    1-Feb-07 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    12099 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    3828 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $377,000
    1-Feb-07 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    10979 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    3586 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $353,000
    1-Feb-07 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    10444 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    4060 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $400,000
    1-Feb-07 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    11514 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    2346 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $231,000
    1-Feb-07 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    6816 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    26954 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $1,379,000
    1-Feb-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    2240 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $221,000
    1-Feb-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    5113 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    25000 Direct Sale at $98.34 - $98.34 per share. $2,459,000
    1-Feb-07 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    4479 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $441,000
    1-Feb-07 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    10225 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    5123 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $505,000
    1-Feb-07 ELIX DOUGLAS T
    Officer
    14192 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    4343 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $428,000
    1-Feb-07 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    12488 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    1-Feb-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    3765 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $98.57 - $98.57 per share. $371,000
    1-Feb-07 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    10833 Direct Acquisition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    31-Jan-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    64000 Direct Option Exercise at $51.86 - $51.86 per share. $3,319,000
    31-Jan-07 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    64000 Direct Sale at $98.80 - $98.8 per share. $6,323,000
    31-Jan-07 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    80000 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $4,093,000
    31-Jan-07 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    80000 Direct Sale at $99.05 - $99.05 per share. $7,924,000
    31-Jan-07 HARRELD J BRUCE
    Officer
    5000 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    31-Jan-07 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $40.13 - $40.13 per share. $40,000
    27-Nov-06 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    4782 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $51.16 per share. N/A
    27-Nov-06 MOFFAT ROBERT W JR
    Officer
    23355 Direct Sale at $92.90 - $92.9 per share. $2,170,000
    14-Nov-06 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    210 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    10-Nov-06 SANFORD LINDA S
    Officer
    860 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    6-Nov-06 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    651 Indirect Sale at $92.50 - $92.5 per share. $60,000
    6-Nov-06 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    1349 Direct Sale at $92.50 - $92.5 per share. $125,000
    3-Nov-06 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    3000 Indirect Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $153,000
    3-Nov-06 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    14246 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $729,000
    3-Nov-06 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    3000 Indirect Sale at $91.44 - $91.44 per share. $274,000
    3-Nov-06 SHAUGHNESSY TIMOTHY S
    Officer
    17349 Direct Sale at $91.44 - $91.44 per share. $1,586,000
    1-Nov-06 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    96000 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $36.06 per share. $3,462,000
    1-Nov-06 PALMISANO SAMUEL J
    Officer
    93228 Direct Sale at $91.82 - $91.82 per share. $8,560,000
    1-Nov-06 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    7951 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $407,000
    1-Nov-06 LOUGHRIDGE MARK
    Officer
    7951 Direct Sale at $92.50 - $92.5 per share. $735,000
    1-Nov-06 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $40.13 - $40.13 per share. $40,000
    27-Oct-06 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    38920 Direct Option Exercise at $78.13 - $78.13 per share. $3,041,000
    27-Oct-06 MACDONALD J RANDALL
    Officer
    38920 Direct Sale at $91.36 - $91.36 per share. $3,556,000
    24-Oct-06 ZEITLER WILLIAM M
    Officer
    850 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    23-Oct-06 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    3262 Direct Sale at $91.10 - $91.32 per share. $298,000
    23-Oct-06 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    19000 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $36.06 per share. $685,000
    23-Oct-06 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    19000 Direct Sale at $91.45 - $91.45 per share. $1,738,000
    20-Oct-06 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    10000 Direct Sale at $89.95 - $89.95 per share. $900,000
    20-Oct-06 KELLY JOHN E III
    Officer
    1000 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    20-Oct-06 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    33228 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $36.06 per share. $1,198,000
    20-Oct-06 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    33228 Direct Sale at $90.43 - $90.43 per share. $3,005,000
    20-Oct-06 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    6186 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $36.06 per share. $223,000
    20-Oct-06 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    6186 Direct Sale at $90.65 - $90.65 per share. $561,000
    19-Oct-06 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    43535 Direct Option Exercise at $51.16 - $51.16 per share. $2,227,000
    19-Oct-06 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    43046 Direct Sale at $90.27 - $90.27 per share. $3,886,000
    28-Aug-06 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    197228 Direct Sale at $80 - $80 per share. $15,778,000
    28-Aug-06 DONOFRIO NICHOLAS M
    Officer
    197228 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $36.06 per share. $7,112,000
    23-Aug-06 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    50 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    22-Aug-06 MILLS STEVEN A
    Officer
    500 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    21-Aug-06 ROMETTY VIRGINIA M
    Officer
    168 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    17-Aug-06 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    6000 Direct Sale at $79.07 - $79.07 per share. $474,000
    17-Aug-06 O DONNELL DANIEL E
    Officer
    6000 Direct Option Exercise at $36.06 - $36.06 per share. $216,000
    14-Aug-06 IWATA JON C
    Officer
    200 Direct Disposition (Non Open Market) at $0 per share. N/A
    25-Jul-06 HORN PAUL M
    Officer
    6459 Direct Sale at $75.73 - $75.77 per share. $489,000
    24-Jul-06 NOTO LUCIO A
    Director
    1000 Direct Option Exercise at $40.13 - $40.13 per share. $40,000
  • Yahoo! IBM Pension and Retiree Issues message board: "Re: pension increase" by "ranheimchas". Full excerpt: I had breakfast with a group of about 15 retirees today. The "Pension Increase" topic came up. Only one retiree was given the financial windfall of $28 per month (gross). Certainly, our medical cost increase will far exceed that amount. I'm sure any pension increases that were given out will will only come right back to IBM by raising our medical contributions. IBM is not in business to lose any money for any reason.
  • Hartford Business Journal editorial: Pension Games. Excerpts: If you are a middle-class worker counting on the pension promises of a corporation, you might want to start developing a backup plan for retirement. Your pension assets are more vulnerable now than ever before because no one in government seems inclined to defend your interests against the sort of financial predators who brought us the subprime mess. For years now, a number of prominent companies have allowed their pension plans to fall deeply into the red. Ford Motor, for example, is roughly $9 billion behind. That long-standing trend is troubling enough. But new developments threaten to raise expenses and solvency risks for rank-and-file pensioners.

    First, U.S. Treasury officials say they are open to allowing companies to sell off their pension plans to Wall Street firms, which would collect fees for managing the assets. Those lining up to buy pension obligations range from highly regulated financial firms with deep pockets to small private equity shops that are neither highly regulated nor strongly capitalized. Congress would have to act to allow the transfers and set minimum requirements for pension fund acquirers.

    There is no groundswell of support for any of this from the 44 million current and future retirees — mostly rank-and-file workers. What do they get for the new fees that erode their returns or for the potential new risk to pension plan solvency? Nothing.

    The impetus is all coming from the potential acquirers, from the corporations that want an easy way to offload their pension obligations and from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., which guarantees certain pension benefits when plans go bust. Those vested interests are sure to lobby fiercely for rules that serve their wallets, but who will lobby for the pensioners?

    Meanwhile, on another front, compensation consultants have come up with a new trick to convert company pension plans into vehicles for financing executive retirements and golden parachutes. In a nutshell, tax breaks intended to enhance the pensions of rank-and-file workers are being extended to apply to the executive suite, despite a law that rightly distinguishes between the two classes.

    Under the law, employers get a tax deduction for money they put in pension plans, and those plan balances can grow tax-free. Any employee can participate, but no employee can take benefits that are disproportionately large. The law says that when companies give much larger pensions to a few executives, they must do so in supplemental executive pay plans that don’t carry tax advantages. But hard-charging benefits consultants have developed edge-of-the-law techniques for sneaking the executive pensions into the tax-advantaged plan. This trick means taxpayers wind up subsidizing bodacious executive payouts.

  • Business Week: Book Excerpt: The Numerati by Stephen Baker. By building mathematical models of its own employees, IBM aims to improve productivity and automate management. Excerpts: One of the most promising laboratories for the Numerati is the workplace, where every keystroke, click, and e-mail can be studied. In a chapter called "The Worker," Baker travels to IBM (IBM), where mathematicians are building predictive models of their own colleagues. An excerpt:

    On a late spring morning I drive up into the forests of Westchester County, N.Y., to the headquarters of IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center. It sits like a fortress atop a hill, a long, curved wall of glass reflecting the cotton-ball clouds floating above. I have a date there with Samer Takriti, a Syrian-born mathematician. He heads up a team that's piecing together mathematical models of 50,000 of IBM's tech consultants. The idea is to pile up inventories of all of their skills and then to calculate, mathematically, how best to deploy them. I'm here to find out how Takriti and his colleagues go about turning IBM's workers into numbers. If this works, his team plans to apply these models to other companies and to automate much of what we now call management. ...

    Commoditizing Workers: Still, Takriti confesses that he's nervous. His assignment is to translate the complexity of highly intelligent knowledge workers into the same types of equations and algorithms that are used to fine-tune shipping or predict the life span and production of a mainframe computer. With time, he and his team hope to build detailed models for each worker, each one complete with a person's quirks, daily commute, and allies, perhaps even enemies. These models might one day include whether the workers eat beef or pork, how seriously they take the Sabbath, whether a bee sting or a peanut sauce could lay them low. No doubt, some of them thrive even in the filthy air in Beijing or Mexico City, while others wheeze. If so, the models would eventually include this detail, among countless others. The idea is to build richly textured models that behave in their symbolic realm just like their flesh-and-blood counterparts. Then planners can manipulate them, looking for the most efficient combinations. ...

    To put together these profiles, Takriti requires mountains of facts about each employee. He has unleashed some 40 PhDs, from data miners and statisticians to anthropologists, to comb through workers' data. Personnel files, which include annual evaluations, are off-limits at IBM. But practically every other bit of data is fair game. Sifting through résumés and project records, the team can assemble a profile of each worker's skills and experience. Online calendars show how employees use their time and who they meet with. By tracking the use of cell phones and handheld computers, Takriti's researchers may be able to map the workers' movements. Call records and e-mails define the social networks of each consultant. Whom do they copy on their e-mails? Do they send blind copies to certain people? ...

    Takriti's scheme is even more ambitious. He is not given to bold forecasts. But if his system is successful, here's how it will work: Picture an IBM manager who gets an assignment to send a team of five to set up a call center in Manila. She sits down at the computer and fills out a form. It's almost like booking a vacation online. She puts in the dates and clicks on menus to describe the job and the skills needed. Perhaps she stipulates the ideal budget range. The results come back, recommending a particular team. All the skills are represented. Maybe three of the five people have a history of working together smoothly. They all have passports and live near airports with direct flights to Manila. One of them even speaks Tagalog.

    Everything looks fine, except for one line that's highlighted in red. The budget. It's $40,000 over! The manager sees that the computer architect on the team is a veritable luminary, a guy who gets written up in the trade press. Sure, he's a 98.7% fit for the job, but he costs $1,000 an hour. It's as if she shopped for a weekend getaway in Paris and wound up with a penthouse suite at the Ritz.

    Hmmm. The manager asks the system for a cheaper architect. New options come back. One is a new 29-year-old consultant based in India who costs only $85 per hour. That would certainly patch the hole in the budget. Unfortunately, he's only a 69% fit for the job. Still, he can handle it, according to the computer, if he gets two weeks of training. Can the job be delayed?

  • Australian Services Union: Total chaos for Westpac & Qantas customers as IBM blocks pay talks. Excerpt: Major airlines, banks, customs and other key services face meltdown this week as a result of IBM refusing to negotiate a collective agreement with employees. Online banking, flight bookings and the weekly pay packet may all be affected from Wednesday when IBM technical support staff are expected to commence four hour rolling stoppages at the crisis centre in Baulkham Hills, also known as the ‘Flightdeck’. Members of the Australian Services Union (ASU) voted unanimously in favour of industrial action following IBM’s refusal to negotiate a collective agreement.
  • Australian Services Union: Threat of Industrial Action Withdrawn. Talks with IBM and Union Positive. Excerpt: Workers have withdrawn the threat of industrial action after progress was made in early morning negotiations between IBM and the Australian Services Unions today. Employees at the IBM Flightdeck in Baulkham Hills had voted to take industrial action in the form of four hour rolling stoppages following IBM’s refusal to negotiate an agreement with employees. Branch Secretary of the ASU, Sally McManus, said the negotiations were a positive indication that IBM was prepared to come to the table and talk with its employees. “The meeting with IBM management today was positive and negotiations will continue next week.
  • Los Angeles Times: Renewing America's 'contract with the middle class'. In the last 25 years, what is good for America and what is good for much of corporate America have gotten way out of sync. By Leo Hindery Jr. Excerpts: Not all that long ago, America's prominent business and government leaders widely believed that our nation's prosperity depended on a strong middle class growing from the bottom up. Workers were rewarded for their hard work with fair wages, benefits and advancement opportunities -- and our economy and our national security were much stronger for it. Henry Ford certainly knew this, and often said that his company would prosper only if his workers earned enough to buy the Fords they produced. And in 1953, when General Motors' president told the Senate that "what was good for the country was good for General Motors and vice versa," he was simply stating the then-commonly held belief that success for American corporations generally meant success for America and American workers.

    However, over the last 25 years -- especially over the last decade -- what is good for America and what is good for much of corporate America have gotten way out of sync. Our current business culture too often emphasizes only short-term corporate profits and shareholder returns -- however and wherever they are generated -- and in the process, what is good for America is being pushed aside.

    This disconnect between the national interest and corporate responsibility and interests has helped shatter the "contract with the middle class." And in the most painful measure of just how broken this contract is, based on data from 2005-2006, the top 1% of Americans -- 300,000 -- earn as much as the bottom 150 million combined. Income inequality is the greatest it has been since 1928, and for every three-year period since 1981, the top 1% of taxpayers have gained, on average, $100 billion in total earnings, while the bottom 80% have lost $100 billion.

    Corporate America frequently justifies its actions, however harmful those actions may be to workers and to the local and national economies, as necessary to remain competitive globally. But globalization doesn't have to mean more job insecurity, stagnant wages for workers and little or no healthcare coverage for 75 million people. It doesn't have to mean threats to move jobs overseas and slashed benefits just because multinational corporations have almost complete mobility of capital and technology and American workers have almost none. It doesn't have to mean excessive executive compensation and preferential corporate and personal taxes. And it doesn't have to mean unfair trade practices of the sort that are contributing greatly to the extreme income inequality.

    Our overseas trading partners have generally gone in a completely different direction. These countries have instead instituted economic policies to hold on to and improve the quality of their existing jobs and to induce foreign corporations to shift production facilities and technology their way. This is particularly the case throughout Asia. In China, for example, 60% of its exports come from "foreign-invested companies."

  • Greenville News: Pension freezes affect mid-career employees. Retirement-age workers, those in their 20s remain relatively safe. By Rudolph Bell. Excerpts: For many years, companies have been “freezing” their pension plans to save money and reduce their liabilities from retired workers. Sometimes, companies decide not to let new employees enroll in the pension plan but keep the plan alive for workers who were already enrolled. Other times, companies freeze the pension plan for all workers. When this happens, workers get what they have already accumulated in the plan when they retire or leave the company. They just don’t accrue any additional benefit going forward.

    When that happens, employees of different ages can be affected differently. For workers in their 20s, the change may not matter much. They still have time to build up a balance in a 401(k) plan, a different way of saving for retirement that is typically available to workers whose pension plans are frozen. ...

    “It’s a downer” for mid-career workers, said Jeremy Strickler, a certified financial planner with the Greenville branch of Raymond James & Associates. “There’s not much silver lining — except that it may be one of those life events that triggers people to act, and they didn’t act before.” Workers whose pension plans are frozen should take the opportunity to reassess their retirement plans, Strickler said. “You might have to go make more money somewhere else,” he said. At the very least, mid-career workers whose pension plans are frozen should increase their contributions to a 401(k).

  • PlanSponsor: Worker Finances Stretched too Thin to Save. Excerpts: The current economy has workers stretching their paychecks more than ever, according to a nationwide survey of over 7,192 workers by CareerBuilder.com. Nearly half of workers (47%) say they always or usually live paycheck-to-paycheck just to make ends meet, up from 43% last year, according to a press release. One-in-five (21%) workers with salaries of $100,000 or more also report they live paycheck-to-paycheck.

    Stretching their income leaves little room to save. A quarter of workers say they do not put any money aside for savings each month, and of those who do save, 34% set aside less than $100 a month and 18% save $50 or less. In addition, a third of workers say they do not participate in a 401k, IRA, or other retirement plan. One in ten workers making more than $100,000 report putting no money into savings each month or participating in a 401k, IRA, or comparable retirement plan.

  • New York Times Op-Ed: Running From Reality. By Bob Herbert. Excerpts: In his acceptance speech on Thursday night, Senator John McCain did his best Sam Cooke imitation (“A Change is Gonna Come”) and vowed to put the country “back on the road to prosperity and peace.” Mr. McCain spoke at the end of a day in which stock market indexes plunged. The next morning the Labor Department gave us the grim news that another 84,000 jobs had been lost in August, and that the official unemployment rate had climbed to 6.1 percent — the highest in five years. ...

    It stretches the mind almost to the breaking point to think of John McCain as an agent of substantive change. He once believed that Phil Gramm was the most qualified person in the United States to be president. ...

    For most voters, the No. 1 issue in this campaign is the financial struggle facing working families that are trying to cope with job losses, declining wages, the high cost of health care, home foreclosures, bankruptcies and the like. To a great extent these problems are the result of national policies, forged under Republican rule, that overwhelmingly favored the interests of the very wealthy over working people.

    Senator McCain’s economic guru through all of this was Mr. Gramm, a former Republican senator from Texas and chairman of the banking committee. He was a demon for deregulation, and he and his wife, Wendy, who once led the presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief in the Reagan administration, were among the big recipients of Enron’s largess. Phil Gramm was one of the lead architects of the breathtakingly irresponsible policies (No more restraints! No more regulation!) that led to the subprime mortgage meltdown and the current credit disaster.

    A corporate insider in the Bush-Cheney mold, Mr. Gramm was thought to be in line to serve as treasury secretary in a McCain administration until July when he put his foot very publicly in his mouth. To Senator McCain’s great embarrassment, Mr. Gramm dismissed the economic downturn as a “mental recession” and complained that the U.S. had become a “nation of whiners.”

    That may have been a political no-no, but it was an accurate expression of the slavish devotion of the G.O.P. to the rich and powerful among us, and of the party’s contempt for the interests of working families and the poor. Senator McCain, it should be noted, fully shared Mr. Gramm’s anti-regulatory zeal. This is an odd crowd, indeed, to be offering itself as a champion for working people.

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  • Newsweek: The Politics of Prevention. Cancer screening and other measures for heading off disease don't always reduce health-care costs. By Mary Carmichael. Excerpt: Preventive care sounds like a win-win—conventional wisdom says it makes for both healthier patients and lower health-care costs. It's a favorite topic of politicians, even more so than usual this year. Sen. Barack Obama's campaign links "disease-management programs" to smaller price tags for health care, and Sen. John McCain's says that "by emphasizing prevention … we can reduce health-care costs." But wait, can we? A recent paper in The New England Journal of Medicine says the conventional wisdom is wrong: preventive-care programs usually result in higher payouts, not lower ones. So will the candidates' preventive-care plans add even more dollars to what we already pay? Newsweek's Mary Carmichael spoke with two of the paper's authors, Peter Neumann and Joshua Cohen, both health-policy researchers at Tufts Medical Center.
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    • Comment 08/30/08: To Anonymous: In reference to the link you supplied. Yes there is evidence of the "Numerati" scripts running in the background. I have spoken with a number of other employees who are all complaining about their laptops being bogged down over the last couple of months. There was a project I had heard of, and I am sorry I cannot remember the name of it, several months ago, where they are using it on the skills database to find the "right" skill for special projects. I cannot understand why more people are not upset about this?! If I find out what the executable is I will remove it from my laptop. IBM is going to market these tools for other businesses. This will sure cut back on communication between employees...seems like another moronic management tool to me. I spend most of my day on calls...how are they going to track that? -just1waiting-
    • Comment 08/30/08: Interestingly, one example in the Numerati story involved the discovery that an Indian architect cost less than an American one. Aside from this, I find disconcerting the amount of spying described: e.g. tracking the distribution lists on your e-mails. And drawing conclusions about you based on whether you are included on others' lists or not. Big Brother factorial! -Innumerate-
    • Comment 08/30/08: The Numerati story is VERY disturbing. It is 100% Big Brother! I realize IBM can do anything they want at this point, but maybe with a union we would be able to put limits on this sort of thing. Another reason to join the union. -miss understanding-
    • Comment 09/1/08: Do we want IBM management run by Numerati? IBM is scanning your ThinkPad, your e-mail, and activities so that management can break down each worker into sets of skills, knowledge, and metrics. There is no more "respect for the individual". (per BusinessWeek 09/08/08): "grunt workers in this hierarchy get far less consideration. They're calculated as commodities. Their skills are fungible. The company should keep its commodity workers laboring as close as possible to 100% of the time." IBM is not in the commodity business when it comes to products, but it is when it comes to people. Let's not become commodity resources. This "big brother" surveillance is not for your good. Stop the spy ware! -Joe Punchclock-
    • Comment 09/1/08: From the article, it appears that the creator of Numerati at IBM Research bailed! Also, I also know that Rakesh Aggarwal ("the father of data mining") bailed IBM Research as well. Takriti, it turns out months later, masters these market dynamics: He was able to shop his gilded Numerati credentials to several Web companies and banks, and finally leaves IBM in late 2007 for a post as a top mathematician at Goldman Sachs. Work on the modeling project continues apace, says IBM.) -concerned_phd-
    • Comment 09/4/08: The biggest problem with Numerati is they once again inverted the pyramid. They assume someone with a thousand contacts and a hundred emails a day is a great worker. The opposite is true in most cases. Someone reading and responding to that many emails etc is doing NO REAL WORK. They are producing neither revenue or profit and are in fact costing the company money. Unless the persons job is to specifically handle emails in great quantity then they are doing their job. Otherwise they are just producing an Emountain of Epaper that ties up half the company's resources reading and responding and not producing a damn thing. Just like a first line manager. -Exodus2007-
    • Comment 09/5/08: >> They assume someone with a thousand contacts and a hundred emails a day is a great worker. << And I guess to expand upon the idea of who is connected, IBM has just released their own version of MySpace or LinkedIn. It's called IBMR - I Build My Reputation. They think this shows IBM is part of the Web 2.0 trend. But this so-called social networking site claims fellow workers can leave feedback about you confidentially and you can recognize peers anonymously. Like anything on an IBM system is really"confidential" and "anonymous".-Anonymous-
    • Comment 09/3/08: When I was RA'd I was told by my manager that I was not chosen for any particular reason, and that it was just a matter of numbers. My former team mates told me later, that in a meeting, she told them that i was chosen because I challenged her, and I was also called "too disgruntled". I challenged her because she was always wrong and had no idea how to be a manager. Somebody who was a programmer for 25 years and now suddenly given a managers job is just not qualified. She was constantly asking other managers how to do everything. In the end, she lied to my face, but it makes no difference now. I have a better job and would never wish that place on anybody. -IG-
    • Comment 09/4/08: Can anyone tell me how this works? I was RA'd...effective in October. I am a remote employee. What do I do with this 4-year old laptop? Will my phone bill start coming to me or will it be cut off? Boss does not seem to be interested in responding to my questions. Thanks! -Black and Blew-
    • Comment 09/5/08: To Black-and-Blew: I'm sorry to hear about you being RA'd. That sucks. I left IBM but on my own, not as a result of an RA. But when it comes to being remote and IBM's assets, the rules are the same. No matter how you leave, if you're a remote employee, you'll need to return all IBM assets (laptop, cell phone, pager, Corporate AMEX card (cut up, of course!) to your manager. As a matter of fact, they will WITHHOLD your last paycheck pending receipt of the laptop. Isn't that cute? Yup, they did it to me. My Moron-of-a-former-manager didn't give me the proper shipping paperwork, instructions, forms, whatever, for me to pack up that piece of crap and get it back to him.

      If your manager isn't talking, go UPLINE and ask HIS/HER boss for information on where to return that asset. They should send you some sort of an airbill to use to affix to the box and then all you should do is call a number of one of the shippers and they will pick it up and give you the receipt (and tracking number). Save that!! If you put in a phone line in your home for business use only, arrange to have that line disconnected effective your last day. And submit your expenses for reimbursement so that you're compensated for when the final phone bill arrives.

      If you intend to keep your high-speed online service (i.e. cable modem, DSL, whatever), you'll have to pay for that yourself. When I left, I made sure that I put in up to and including the current month for all of my business services (phone & cable modem) so that I wasn't left holding the bill and no way to get reimbursed. Good luck on your job search! Use this time (and your laptop) to hunt for another position! Right now, finding another job should be your main job. Screw Big Blew!! -Mistressofthei5-

    • Comment 09/5/08: To Black and Blew: If you have a company phone line they will most likely turn if off. They will also probably send you a box to send that laptop back. Send it back completely wiped out and formatted. My manager said to me, don't format it, because somebody else might need it. Well piss on them. Wipe it clean. What to do with your ibm equipment is the least of your worries. Go online now while you can, and print off all the info on your 401k, insurance, pension balance, etc. Make sure you get all your vacation pay and all your MONEY. When you start a new job some place else, you'll wonder why you stayed in this dump for so long. Remember, it's better once you're out of there, so much better you won't believe it. Spend every minute from now on looking for another job and don't do another minute of work for these dirt bags. Take care of number 1. At least you have a little time. Look for your new job on their time. -Ra'd last year-
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    • Comment 09/2/08: Salary = $45,000; Band Level = 3; Job Title = SSR; Years Service = 8; Hours/Week = 50+; Div Name = IGS; Location = Northern, NY; Message = After getting the axe at one of the manufacturing plants I took this job as an SSR. They made me take a band cut but I didn't loose any pay. I thought life in a IBM manufacturing plant was hell but life as an SSR is worse. Needless to say I am working on my exit strategy now. IBM is a terrible place to work. -Anonymous-
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    • Comment 9/01/08: Relative Contribution is just a new spin on an old appraisal skew. But now it has a dark side. When you get a 3 you get no bonus, no chance for a raise, little chance of getting another job if you look (any manager does not want to put up a fight with his manager to hire you as a 3 performer), and you have a good chance of a layoff. An Open Door will increase your chances of a layoff and rarely changes your PBC rating. Remember, the Open Door process is not supposed to be fair. You never get a chance to be confronted by management or their witnesses on the issues they raise against you. Since management goes second you do not have an opportunity for a rebuttal but anything you say management can respond to. So what do you do? Join the union. I did many years ago and am glad to continue having the opportunity to support being a small voice in a big pond. -minnow-
    • Comment 9/03/08: Just wait to see your GDP if you are a PBC 2 this year.. it's gonna suck as bad as your recent raise. You'll get a little more than a PBC 3. IBM has to do this to remain competitive supposedly. Don't be surprised that PBC 2's in 2010 get zilch for GDP as part of IBM's high performamce culture action plan. -anonymous-
    • Comment 9/03/08: IBM's high performance culture? Now that right there is funny. More and more I see the majority not giving a crap. The cancer has taken hold and spread. It's too late for an antidote. IBM US is on a glidepath to destruction. -BluePigaCookin-
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