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BlackBerry and Baidu Target Autonomous Driving Safety Market
Baidu Stock Has Strong Outlook, Looks Like a Good Buy at This Price
Is the Worst Over in the Chinese Stock Market?
The Chinese stock market rose by 150% 15 months before June 2015. Approximately 12 million Chinese citizens opened trading accounts in May 2015 alone.
US-China Talks: Can ‘Miles and Miles’ Be Covered in Five Weeks?
With about five weeks remaining in the trade truce, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said yesterday that the US was “miles and miles” away from a trade deal with China.
EU Fine Had a Huge Impact on Alphabet’s Profitability
Facebook’s net profit was $3.9 billion in 2Q17, up from $2.3 billion in the corresponding quarter a year earlier.
Why new messaging rules in China could affect Tencent
Last month, for the first time, China applied restrictions on instant messaging services for national security purposes.
NVIDIA Stock Continues to Rise in 2018
Shares of semiconductor (SMH) firm NVIDIA (NVDA) rose 27% in January 2018 to close at $245.8.
A Look at Amazon Stock
Amazon’s (AMZN) 2017 book value per share of $51.30 compares to the expected book value per share of $52.50 for 2018.
Fiscal 3Q17: An Activity-Filled Quarter for Nvidia
Nvidia (NVDA) took the stage in the past three months by launching a series of Pascal GPUs aimed at high-end and mainstream customers. Nvidia’s fiscal 3Q17 earnings are expected to be released in the first week of November.
Alibaba and Tencent Should Watch Out for Baidu
Baidu is selling a majority stake in its financial services unit as it seeks to raise funds to bolster its competition in China’s digital financial services market.
What Opportunities Does Deep Learning Offer NVIDIA?
Stages of deep learning In the previous part of this series, we saw that GPU[1.graphics processing unit]-accelerated computing is helping supercomputers solve many complex problems efficiently. The cost and time savings brought by GPUs have encouraged many cloud companies to use these chips for their deep learning tasks. Deep learning happens in two stages. The […]
Intel on Track to Report Record Earnings in Fiscal 2018
Intel has partnered with China’s Internet giant Baidu (BIDU) to set up an AI and 5G innovation lab focused on converged edge and cloud services.
Why China’s Slowdown Couldn’t Have Come at a Worse Time
The global economy is closely watching China for fresh signs of a slowdown, which could threaten global growth.
Why China’s Uxin Has Surged 106% in 3 Days
The largest Chinese used car e-commerce platform, Uxin (UXIN), continues to rally after its strategic partnership with Alibaba Group’s (BABA) Taobao last week.
Baidu Unit Cleared to Sell Mutual Funds
Du Xiaoman Financial, Baidu’s (BIDU) financial services subsidiary, has been cleared to enter the business of selling mutual funds in China.
Can Google Make $20 Billion Selling Hardware?
Amid tightening competition for advertising dollars, there is growing pressure on Google to diversify its revenue sources.
Analyzing Alibaba’s Fundamentals
On December 19, Alibaba (BABA) stock opened at $140.75 and closed at $137.14, posting an average volume of 27.24 million.
Can China Manage Growth without Fueling a Debt Crisis?
While there is no denying that China (FXI) needs stimulus measures to kickstart its slowing economy, any propping up needs to be done in a way to avoid another debt-fueled crisis.
Will economic growth raise Chinese equities like FXI in 2014?
This article considers China’s prospects to see its equity market rally once again after a few years of soft landing–induced tightening.
Moore Capital lowers its stakes in JPMorgan Chase
JPMorgan’s latest 2Q14 results beat estimates. Meanwhile, net income was down to $6 billion from $6.5 billion in 2Q13. The earnings per share (or EPS) was $1.46, compared to $1.60 in 2Q13.
Is China’s real estate bubble getting out of control again?
With new properties developing slower, the current price levels in China could in fact be supported. The risk for the future of housing prices is more likely to be associated with China’s GDP.
How Analysts Are Viewing Yelp
Of the 35 analysts covering Yelp (YELP), 13 have given it a “buy” recommendation, and four have recommended a “sell.”
How Baidu’s AI Push Has Affected Its Costs
Baidu’s (BIDU) expenses have risen steadily in recent years with notable increases in the cost of revenue and R&D (research and development) spending.
Silver Lining for Baidu in China’s Economic Gloom
China has been struggling with an economic slowdown recently in the midst of trade frictions with the United States.
Why NIO Stock Turned Negative after Q3 2018 Earnings Call
Chinese electric carmaker NIO (NIO) released its third-quarter results on November 6.
Is Alibaba’s Stock Repurchase Program Secure?
Back in May 2017, Alibaba (BABA) announced a plan to repurchase its own shares to the tune of $6.0 billion over two years.
Soaring high: Appaloosa initiates a position in American Airlines
Appaloosa Management’s top new buy last quarter was American Airlines Group (AAL), with a 2.22% position in the hedge fund’s U.S. long portfolio.
Will Baidu Expand Its Stock Repurchase Program?
In June last year, Baidu (BIDU) launched a stock repurchase program under which it planned to return as much as $1.0 billion to its shareholders in a period of one year.
Progress Report: Intel’s Mobileye Business
Mobileye reported 37% year-over-year growth in the company’s second-quarter revenues as the adoption of its ADAS solutions increased.
Tech Stocks: Two Chinese Giants Gained 10% Today
Today, two Chinese tech stocks have gained significant market value. Baidu (BIDU) and iQIYI (IQ) are trading 10% and 15% higher, respectively.
When Will Nvidia See Revenue from Autonomous Cars?
Nvidia is set to report big revenue growth in data center as its Tesla GPUs make their way into servers and supercomputers.
How Did AMD Boost Adoption of EPYC Server CPU?
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) developed an EPYC server CPU (central processing unit) that offered a better price-to-performance ratio than Intel’s (INTC) Xeon server CPUs.
Behind NVIDIA’s Record Fiscal 3Q18
NVIDIA’s revenues of $2.6 billion represented a quarterly top-line record. The revenue figure rose 32% year-over-year and topped the consensus estimate by ~$280.0 million.
Value Investors, Emerging Market Equities Could Mean Opportunity
Emerging markets have now shored up their current account balances and bolstered their foreign exchange reserves.
Trump Brags Again about Stock Market Gains Since His Election
Today, the broader market was trading on a positive note after President Donald Trump extended his China tariff deadline of March 1.
Post-Q3 2018 Results, Is NIO Stock a Better Buy than Tesla?
NIO (NIO) stock has been highly volatile since its listing on the New York Stock Exchange in September.
Why Priceline and Expedia clash over “opaque” hotel offerings
Priceline earns the majority of its revenues from the agency model, under which third parties such as hotel suppliers set the rates while Priceline earns a commission on the transaction.
China’s New Yuan Loans Rose in May, but Its Debt Pile Increased
According to the People’s Bank of China, new loans issued by Chinese banks rose to 985.5 billion yuan ($150 billion) in May from 555.6 billion yuan ($85.2 billion) in the previous month.
What’s the Motive behind Alibaba’s Acquisition of 8% in Bilibili?
On February 14, Alibaba (BABA) bought a stake in China’s top online video sharing platform Bilibili (BILI), according to the Xinhua News Agency.
An Analysis of the Guggenheim China Technology ETF (CQQQ)
The Guggenheim China Technology ETF (CQQQ) is a passive fund that looks to replicate the AlphaShares China Technology Index.
Intel Penetrates China’s 5G and AI Markets
As Intel (INTC) is facing delays in its core CPU (central processing unit) market, it’s important for the company to secure a large share of the optical photonics market and other 5G (fifth-generation) and AI markets.
China’s New Yuan Loans and Aggregate Financing Plummeted in April
China’s aggregate financing dropped to 751.0 billion yuan ($115.2 billion) in April from 2.3 trillion yuan ($361 billion) in March.
Why Microsoft Partnered with Lenovo
Microsoft has extended its partnership with Lenovo, a leading vendor in the PC space, because it generates the majority of its revenue from the PC market.
Why Is Baidu Borrowing $1.0 Billion?
Baidu (BIDU) announced earlier this month that it was seeking to raise ~$1.0 billion through the sale of notes.
TCWAX Fell Due to Weak Global Demand
For the month ending on November 30, 2015, TCWAX fell by 2.8% due to weakness in global demand and lower commodity prices.
Citron’s Andrew Left Booked Profit in NIO: Should You?
NIO (NIO) has been rising for the last five sessions in a row.
How Did China’s Service Sector Fare in March?
China’s service sector expanded at a moderate pace in March. The Caixin China General Services Business Activity Index beat the neutral value of 50 to come in at 51.3 in March.
SSE Composite Index Falls on Worries of a US Interest Rate Hike
The SSE Composite Index fell 1.0% to 2,807.51 from May 11 to May 18, 2016, after the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s April policy meeting hinted that a rate hike might happen in June.
Is China Trying to Steal Apple’s Autonomous Car Secrets?
According to NBC, the FBI has arrested a Chinese national for allegedly “attempting to steal trade secrets” from Apple (AAPL).
J.P. Morgan Encourages Investors to Buy Stocks despite Worries
The US stock market has seen a decent recovery in the first quarter of 2019 so far after a steep decline in the fourth quarter of 2018.
2 Things Facebook Stock Investors Need to Know Today
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock continues to recover from the pandemic-driven sell-off. The shares closed at $185 on Thursday.
How the Chinese recovery helps hedge funds’ BIDU holdings
This article considers the prospects for China’s Baidu versus Google in the U.S. and Yandex in Russia.
A Look at Baidu’s Location Advantage in the Self-Driving Market
In China, 82% of those surveyed said they would like to ride in a self-driving car.
Why Microsoft Is Trying to Strengthen Its Presence in China
Microsoft partnered with Baidu (BIDU), China’s dominant search engine, to promote the Windows 10 OS.
Did Citron Research’s Predictions for NIO Come True?
Previously in this series, we looked at China’s declining overall vehicle sales for the last eight months.
BAML Survey: Most Crowded Trade for Fifth Month in a Row
There is a persistent concern over valuations of US equity markets, especially tech stocks, which include FAANG stocks.
TCWAX: 2015’s Worst Performer, but Lowest YTD Negative Return
The Templeton China World Fund – Class A (TCWAX) is the third-largest fund under this review, with an asset size of $297.2 million as of January 2016.
What Are Yandex’s Advantages In the Cloud Market?
Yandex (YNDX) recently rolled out its cloud computing service across Russia, following a limited launch in September.
Netflix Stock: 2 Things Investors Need to Know in 2020
Investors have flocked to Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock during the coronavirus pandemic. The stock is one of investors’ top picks in the FAANG group.
Why Are Mark Yusko and Mark Mobius Bullish on China?
Mark Yusko has been bullish on China for a long time. He thinks that although China’s GDP declined, it’s still at a much higher level than other countries.
How Baidu Could Monetize Self-Driving Technology
Baidu funnels roughly 15.0% of its annual revenues, or about $1.5 billion per year, to research and development.
Google Assistant Receives Backing of Samsung Subsidiary
Harman Kardon’s Citation 500 speaker, which has a price point of $600, incorporates the Assistant for hands-free control.
Must-know: Why is Yahoo undervalued versus its competitors?
Yahoo’s trailing P/E is almost in line with its peers but it’s below Google (GOOG), Facebook (FB), and Chinese Internet giant Baidu (BIDU).
What Is Alibaba Getting in Bilibili Deal?
Alibaba (BABA) recently bought a stake of 8.0% in Bilibili (BILI).
Google, Facebook, and Twitter Face International Fines
Google continues to face antitrust fines. Recently, Turkey fined the company $16.3 million on charges that it abused its market dominance.
Why NIO Stock Tanked after Its Q4 2018 Earnings Release
In this series, we’ll take a look at the key highlights of NIO’s fourth-quarter earnings release.
Why Groupon’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio Is One of Highest in Industry
Groupon (GRPN), eBay (EBAY), Baidu (BIDU), Square (SQ), and Twitter (TWTR) have the highest debt-to-equity ratios among industry players.
NVIDIA Broadens Product Portfolio to Tap New Computing Markets
NVIDIA (NVDA) has grown exponentially in the last three years.
A Closer Look at the JD.Com–Suzhou Tianma Partnership
JD.com (JD) has signed a strategic agreement with Suzhou Tianma Specialty Chemicals regarding areas such as e-commerce solutions.
International Mutual Funds: Could They Be Suitable for You?
For those investors who want to invest in international mutual funds, we’ve quantitatively analyzed the composition and performance of nine of them.
Why China’s NIO Is Besting Its US Peers—and the US Market
Chinese electric car maker NIO (NIO), popularly known as China’s Tesla (TSLA) killer, has been breaking the rules of market gravity.
Is It Time to Look at Developing Economies for Growth?
The World Bank noted that the slow growth rate of emerging and developing countries came along a slowdown in global trade and a rise in financial volatility.
Why the market recovery in the US and Europe will support Baidu
The U.S. and Europen Union are making good recovery The below graph reflects on going trends in the Gross domestic Product (GDP) growth rates in the U.S. and European Union, the major destinations of Chinese exports. With slow economic growth in the U.S., and the European Union gross domestic product (GDP) finally hitting positive territory […]
Overview: TPG-Axon Capital Management’s 2Q14 positions
TPG-Axon Capital Management LP is a privately owned $4 billion hedge fund firm. It was founded by Dinakar Singh in February 2005.
NIO Stock Rose 21.4% in February
So far, 2019 is proving to be great for NIO (NIO) investors. The stock ended in the positive territory for the second consecutive month in February.
Will China’s large-cap ETF, iShares’ FXI, stop underperforming?
For Baidu, Apple, and Google China, the improvement in the domestic consumption area has been encouraging, though construction and manufacturing still aren’t firing on all eight cylinders.
Like Google, Baidu Is Battling an Online Video Problem
Chinese regulators are investigating Baidu (BIDU), Alibaba (BABA), and Tencent (TCEHY) for allegedly showing disturbing videos about sex and violence to children on their digital platforms.
The People’s Bank of China Surprises Currency Markets
The Chinese yuan depreciated by 1.8% on August 11, 2015, as the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) aimed to boost the depressed economy and push exports.
Alphabet Is Building Artificial Intelligence Team in China
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is hiring AI (artificial intelligence) engineers in Beijing, China, according to a company job posting.
Why Analysts Hope for a Holiday PC Market Comeback
Windows 10 and Skylake are the main drivers that can help the PC market make a comeback after struggling for growth in the last few quarters.
Could Metal Tariffs Be Sacrificed for a China Trade Deal?
Last year, Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on US steel imports.
Apple May Be Finding the Music Streaming Business Tough
Apple is still willing to take a plunge into the music streaming market because of this market’s huge growth potential.
Can Alphabet Avoid a Data Scandal at Waymo?
Uber, General Motors (GM), Ford Motor (F), and Baidu (BIDU) are competing with Waymo to put driverless taxis on the road.
The Caixin China Services and Composite PMI in October
The Caixin Composite Output Index stood at 49.9 in October—slightly below the neutral 50.0 value—up from 48.0 in September.
What Are the Analyst Recommendations for Alphabet?
As of November 18, 2015, Alphabet has generated returns of 38.9% for the trailing-12-month period (or TTM) and 8.6% in the trailing-one-month period.
Lone Pine Capital starts new positions in BIDU, MA, DVA, P, Sells ISRG, RL – 13F Flash (C)
Lone Pine Capital LLC, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, was founded in 1997 by Stephen Mandel and is one of the largest equity-focused hedge funds in the United States. It is estimated to have $28.3 billion of assets under management. In Q3 2013, it started new positions in Baidu Inc. (BIDU), MasterCard Inc. (MA), Davita Healthcare […]
Intel Makes $1.0 Billion from AI Chips
The global AI market is expected to generate $190.6 billion in revenues by 2025, up from $16.1 billion in 2017.
Potential Benefits for Snap in Curated Our Stories
Facebook (FB) has 6.0 million advertisers on its flagship social network and 2.0 million advertisers on Instagram.
A Quick Survey of eBay Stock
eBay (EBAY) generated investor returns of 8.9% in the trailing-one-month period and 17.5% in the trailing-12-month period.
Alibaba Backs SenseTime, Facebook Faces Facial Recognition Issue
Alibaba (BABA) recently teamed up with other investors, including Singaporean state investment company Temasek Holdings and Chinese electronics retailer Suning.com, to raise $600 million in additional funding for SenseTime.
Viking Global Investors starts new positions in LOW, BAC, DIS, BIDU, Sells BA, CX – 13F Flash (D)
Viking Global Investors LP is an independent hedge fund management firm founded by Andreas Halvorsen, Brian Olson, and David Ott. It manages assets of around $20 billion and has offices in New York City, Greenwich, Connecticut, and Tokyo. In Q3 2013, it started new positions in Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (LOW), Bank of America Corp. (BAC), The Walt […]
Alibaba Is Tightening Its Grip on Alibaba Pictures
Alibaba (BABA) is investing as much as $160 million to become the controlling shareholder in Alibaba Pictures.
How Alphabet’s Self-Driving Rivals Fared In 3Q17
Alphabet’s Waymo unit is competing in sectors such as technology, ride-hailing, and auto manufacturing that are investing in self-driving vehicles.
How Rising Expenses Have Increased Alphabet’s Concerns
Alphabet’s (GOOG) total costs and expenses increased 32.8% YoY (year-over-year) in 1Q18. Rising expenses in the quarter were driven by higher traffic acquisition costs (or TAC).
Delisting Impact: Alibaba, Baidu, and NIO Investors
On May 20, the Senate approved new legislation that could force Chinese companies to follow the same rules as other companies listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ.
JD Highlights New Risks before Hong Kong Listing
JD.com’s (NASDAQ:JD) Hong Kong listing is approaching quickly. Notably, the shares will likely start trading in Hong Kong on June 18.
US-China Tensions Mount: NetEase, JD Look to Hong Kong Listings
Lately, US-China tensions have been mounting. JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) and NetEase (NASDAQ:NTES) got a nod for listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
Are the Global Fund Flow and US-China Tension Related?
Increasing US-China tension could threaten the financial market. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the economic and healthcare crisis across the globe.
Baidu Shares: Insights for Investors amid Delisting
Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) is one of China’s biggest technology companies. The company dominates the online search market in China.
US Moves to Delist Chinese Companies, Will China Blink First?
The US Senate has passed legislation that could eventually lead many Chinese companies to delist. There are a lot of steps for the bill to become a law.