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Jack Ma’s Ant Group IPO Plan Leaves Some Unanswered Questions
The Ant Group IPO plan is now official. The financial services and technology group plans to list its stock in Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges.
Alibaba’s Ant Looks to Hong Kong IPO, Sina Might Delist
Ant Group, also known as “Ant Financial,” has been considering a Hong Kong IPO at a valuation of $200 billion. Ant is an affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding.
China Stocks Look Enticing despite Hong Kong and India Crises
China seems to be doing better than the US in taming the coronavirus. With that in mind, investors are piling into China stocks.
Pinduoduo Founder Colin Huang Exits CEO Post, Cuts His Stake
In addition to stepping down from the CEO post, Colin Huang also cut his stake in Pinduoduo stock to 29.4% from 43.3%.
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.
NetEase Expands Its Business with Hong Kong Listing
NetEase (NASDAQ:NTES) has followed Alibaba with a secondary listing. NetEase’s Hong Kong listing is on track to raise more than $3.0 billion.
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.
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.
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.
Alibaba’s Earnings Preview: What Investors Can Expect
Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) will likely report its results for the fourth quarter of 2020, which ended in March, before the US stock market opens on Friday.
Baidu Beats Q1 Estimates, Provides Optimistic Outlook
Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) reported its earnings results for the first quarter of 2020 on Monday after the market closed. The results were better than expected.
JD Earnings Top Estimates, Company Eyes Hong Kong Listing
Investors have been flocking to JD stock in anticipation of strong first-quarter results and the Hong Kong listing. The stock jumped 2.41% on Thursday.
Facebook’s Libra Project Receives Major Boost from Temasek
Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) Libra cryptocurrency project continues to show signs of life. Singapore’s Temasek has joined the Libra Association.
Highlights from Tencent’s Q1 Earnings Report
Tencent’s earnings report for the first quarter delivered a pleasant surprise. The company’s top-line and bottom-line numbers rose from a year ago.
3 Things Investors Need to Know before JD’s Earnings Report
JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) will likely report its earnings results for the first quarter of 2020 on May 15 before the market opens.
Investors Flock to JD Stock amid Hong Kong Listing Plans
At $46.78 per share currently, JD stock has pulled up more than 80% from its pandemic lows. At this point, the stock spots a 30% upside.
Why Do Investors Like China’s Pinduoduo Stock?
Lately, investors have flocked to Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD) stock. The shares have risen more than 50% over the past month to trade at $52.
3 Chinese Tech Stocks You Can Buy for over 30% Discount
Some Chinese tech stocks are still available at a discount. At about $100 per share, Baidu stock trades at nearly 42% discount to its 52-week peak.
JD Stock Gains on Buyback News amid Coronavirus Fear
JD.com stock rose 8.83% on March 17 after the China-based retailer announced a new share buyback program. The stock closed the trading day at $38.35.
JD Stock Rose after Its Earnings, Could Benefit from Coronavirus
JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) stock rose by more than 12% on Monday—its biggest daily gain so far in 2020. The company could benefit from the coronavirus outbreak in China.
JD Stock Rises Due to Upbeat Earnings, Higher Sales View
JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) stock rose on Monday after the company reported upbeat fourth-quarter earnings results before the market bell.
Google Hires PayPal Exec for Role That Could Hurt AMZN
PayPal’s (PYPL) chief operating officer, Bill Ready, will join Google (GOOGL) in January as head of its commerce business, according to TechCrunch.
Will the China Trade War Reach a Deal?
The US-China trade war has impacted both of the countries. A trade deal with China still looks uncertain. The new tariffs are scheduled to start this Sunday.
Facebook Investors, Pay Attention to Big Tech Breakup Talks
If comments from Facebook executives are anything to go by, there’s good reason for investors to pay close attention to the big tech breakup debate.
Hong Kong Bill: US Must Bear Consequences, Says China
While it seemed that the US-China Phase 1 trade deal was coming along, the two sides may just have moved a step back with the signing of the Hong Kong bill.
US-China Trade Deal Skepticism Hits Dow Jones
A US-China trade deal, which appeared to on the table up until last week, might not happen this year. Yesterday, the Dow Jones fell for a third day.
China Slowdown, Trade, and Stocks: Connecting the Dots
China’s slowdown has been making global headlines, but Chinese stocks are sitting on strong year-to-date gains. Does it all add up?
Has the US-China Trade Deal Phase 1 Hit a New Snag?
The partial trade deal between the US and China may just have hit a new snag. Yesterday, the US Senate passed a Hong Kong Human Rights bill.
JD.com Stock Gains after a Stellar Quarter
JD.com (JD) shares are trading close to 3% higher in early market trading. The company announced its third-quarter results today.
Alibaba Beats Expectations with Blockbuster Singles’ Day
Singles’ Day might sound like a Tinder promotion, but it’s actually the Chinese equivalent to the biggest shopping day of the year in the US—Black Friday.
Alibaba, JD, and Baidu Gain Big this Month and Beyond
China’s tech giants Alibaba (BABA), Jd.com (JD), and Baidu (BIDU) started November 2019 on a strong note. Alibaba and Baidu gained this month.
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.
China Trade Deal: Are Markets Expecting Too Much?
Optimism about the US-China trade deal has lifted markets over the last month. The general perception is that a trade deal would boost the global economy.
Trump’s Trade War Turns Xi Jinping into a Statesman
We’ve seen a notable de-escalation in the US-China trade war after the escalation in August. The two sides seem to be close to the trade deal’s phase one.
Shanghai Composite Rises on Trade Deal Optimism
Both the Shanghai Composite Index and the Hang Seng Index closed with gains today. Also, Asian markets were in the green from the recent momentum.
China PMI: Strong Data Boosts Shanghai Index
China’s PMI increased to 51.7 in October from 51.4 in September. The Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI rose to the highest level since February 2017.
Why Walmart Is a Leader in Retail Innovation
When you think of retail companies leading technological innovation, Walmart (WMT) might not be the first name that comes to mind. But it should be.
US-China Trade War: There’s No Miracle Deal
A partial US-China trade deal has helped lift the market sentiment, but some of the more contentious issues between the two countries remain unresolved.
Shanghai Composite: Does a Death Cross Await?
On October 23, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index was down 0.4%. Among the major sectors, technology and utilities were in the green.
China Slowdown Fears Intensify after Flurry of Weak Data
China’s slowdown concerns have intensified amid a flurry of soft data points. On October 15, China released its September producer price inflation data.
China September Trade Data: Trump’s Tariffs Are Hurting
Today, China released its September trade data. The exports and imports were weaker than expected. President Trump’s tariffs have hit China’s exports.
China Trade Deal: Will Uptrend in Chip Stocks Continue?
The US and China reached the first phase of the trade deal after struggling for over a year. The “very substantial” deal happened after 13 rounds of talks.
D. E. Shaw & Company: Top Holdings and Fears
David Elliot Shaw or D.E. Shaw is a prominent billionaire hedge fund manager and founder of the firm D. E. Shaw & Company.
Dow Jones, S&P 500 Move towards Record Highs
The Dow Jones Industrial Index (DJIA) and the S&P 500 gained momentum in the second half of the week ending on October 11, 2019.
Alibaba, Trade Desk, JD, Roku Lead Tech Gains Today
Shares of tech companies Alibaba, JD.com, the Trade Desk, and Roku are up today. The broader indexes have also opened higher on trade talk optimism.
Why These 7 US Retailers Top the Charts?
The US retail industry is transforming at a rapid rate. Let’s take a look at the top seven retailers in the US by market capitalization.
Delisting Woes: Make Trade, Not War
If Shakespeare were an investor in today’s market, maybe he’d have said, “To delist, or not to delist, that is the question,” instead.
Markets Rebound as China Proposes Partial Trade Deal
Stock futures rose on October 9 after Bloomberg reported that China is ready for a “partial trade deal.” US-China talks are slated to start on October 10.
Dow Jones Falls by 300 Points, S&P 500 Falls 1.33% Today
The markets are trading lower today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index has fallen by 300 points or 1.14% at the time of this writing.
JD.com, BABA, and Baidu Fall Due to Blacklisting Fears
Among Chinese tech giants, JD.com, Alibaba (BABA), and Baidu (BIDU) shares are trading lower in early market trading today.
Must-Know: The World’s Top Online Retailers
Retailing has undergone a tremendous change over the last couple of decades. The brick-and-mortar model is giving way to online retailers.
JD Stock and Alibaba Rise, Delisting Fears Subside
Chinese stocks are moving higher in early market trading today. JD (JD) stock has risen 1.5%, while Alibaba (BABA) has risen 1.9%.
What Delisting Means for Alibaba, China, and You
On September 27, Bloomberg reported that Trump administration officials were discussing putting controls on China investments by US companies and funds.
China Manufacturing PMI Rose: Is the Slowdown Over?
Today, China released its manufacturing PMI data. The official and private Caixin/Markit surveys were better than expected.
Apple Might Escape Tech Stock Mayhem in Q4
Several tech stocks declined significantly on September 27, 2019. These declines spooked the market and investors in the second half of Friday.
JD Stock: Why Investors Can Expect Weakness
On September 27, 2019, Bloomberg said that President Trump’s administration is looking to limit capital outflows to China.
Dow Jones Ends Volatile Week in Red
The Dow Jones Industrial Index (or DJIA) fell 0.4% or 114 points in the last week. The DJIA is currently trading 2.1% below its 52-week high.
China Investments: A New US Target in the Trade War?
Bloomberg reported today that Trump administration officials were discussing putting controls on China investments by US companies and funds.
Facebook’s Oculus AR Dream Has a Tough Challenge
On the same day that Facebook’s Oculus confirmed its plans to enter the AR market, Amazon unveiled its own AR-powered smart glasses.
Trade War and Oil: Double-Trouble for China’s Economy?
Just as the Fed is set to ponder an interest rate cut amid fears of a US slowdown, the People’s Bank of China has kept its one-year interest rate steady.
Baidu Expansion Spree: $200 Million Neusoft Investment
Multinational Chinese tech company Baidu has taken proactive steps to counter market uncertainty. It has plans to expand into areas of emerging technology.
Libra Project: Are Facebook and China in Competition?
This week, we learned that Facebook has contacted Swiss financial regulator Finma about obtaining a payment system license for its Libra project.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill Withdrawal and the S&P 500
Reports state that Hong Kong could withdraw its controversial extradition bill that sparked mass protests. This event could impact the US-China trade deal.
China’s PMIs Diverge: What’s Really Happening?
China’s August manufacturing PMIs have diverged. While Caixin/Markit data shows expansion, the official PMI shows contraction has continued.
JD.com Resumes Rally on Trade Hopes
JD.com rose 3.3% Monday after President Trump said he spoke with Premier Xi Jinping. Trump’s claim that China is open to a trade deal boosted the market.
Alibaba’s Kaola Acquisition: Why It’s Spending $2.0 Billion
Alibaba (BABA) is purchasing Kaola, NetEase’s cross-border e-commerce business, for $2.0 billion, Chinese news outlet Caixin reported on August 16.
China Open to Trade Deal, Tech Stocks and Markets Rally
Markets made a comeback on Monday. President Trump indicated that China is ready to reconcile. Apparently, China is ready for a trade deal.
Why Alibaba Stock Fell after Pinduoduo’s Earnings Report
Alibaba stock dropped 1.90% on August 22 after a 1.11% fall on August 21. The decline came after its competitor Pinduoduo reported strong earnings results.
Baozun: Why Is the Stock Trading 11% Lower Today?
Baozun (BZUN) has fallen more than 11% in early market trading on Wednesday. The company announced its second-quarter earnings.
Could Baidu Stock Begin Climbing Now?
Baidu (BIDU) has been one of the weakest major Chinese technology stocks this year. However, the company’s second-quarter results cheered up shareholders.
Baidu Leads Tech Gains on August 19
Shares of China’s leading search engine Baidu (BIDU) have been on a tear today. The stock gained 7.8% in after-hours trading today to close at $104.22.
JD and Its Peers: Is It Time to Bet on China’s Tech Giants?
Shares of Chinese tech giant JD.com are up 12% in the last week. JD shares were up close to 2% in early market trading today as well.
Trump Sees Recession in China If No Trade Deal Is Made
Donald Trump foresees a recession in China if it does not forge a trade deal with the US. He has also said his tariffs are driving China’s slowdown.
Druckenmiller and Culp Bought GE Stock: Should You?
Stanley Druckenmiller, a hedge fund manager and billionaire investor, told CNBC that he bought General Electric shares after the stock fell on Thursday.
Is Alibaba Launching a New Ride-Hailing Service?
On Monday, Forbes China stated that Alibaba was launching a new ride-hailing service. However, Alibaba swiftly denied the report, according to Asia Times.
Internal Corruption Becomes Alibaba’s New Headache
China’s anti-corruption agency, CCDI, recently mentioned Alibaba as one of the country’s technology giants battling high-profile internal corruption.
JD Shares Rise 10.0% Due to Stellar Q2 Results
JD.com (JD) shares have risen more than 10.0% in early market trading on Tuesday. The shares rose after the company announced its second-quarter results.
Trump’s Trade Adviser: Time for Desperate Measures!
On August 9, Peter Navarro, President Trump’s trade adviser, warned China about its tariff neutralization. The yuan fell 1.8% against the US dollar.
Alibaba’s June Quarter Report: What’s in Store?
Alibaba (BABA) plans to report its results for the June quarter on August 15. Wall Street expects Alibaba to report revenue of $15.9 billion and EPS of $1.50.
Will Huawei’s Hongmeng OS Topple Google Android on Mobile?
Huawei has unveiled a new OS, Hongmeng, after being placed on a US trade blacklist. The new OS is a direct replacement of Google’s Android.
Chinese Yuan Slides More, Trade War Could Escalate
The Chinese yuan fell more on Thursday. President Trump sees the Chinese yuan’s depreciation as a ploy to gain an unfair trade advantage.
Chinese Stocks Come Back in Early Market Trading
After a new round of US tariffs, China devalued the yuan. The US market slid, as Chinese stocks Tencent and Alibaba contributed to the sell-off.
Was Friday’s Tech Sell-Off Justified?
Last week, Donald Trump threatened 10% tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports. The stock market was sent tumbling on August 2, led by a tech sell-off.
Weak Manufacturing PMI Shows US Isn’t Immune to Trade Woes
Today, the Institute for Supply Management released its US Manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) data for July.
A Ray of Hope? China’s July Manufacturing PMI Beats
Today, Caixin/Markit released China’s July manufacturing purchasing managers’ index data. China’s manufacturing PMI was 49.9.
China’s Slowdown Deepens amid Trump’s Tariffs
Data released over the weekend showed a worsening slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.
Etsy Expands to New Vertical with Reverb Acquisition
Etsy (ETSY) stock price edged higher on the confirmation that the company is expanding into a new vertical.
Just How Far Ahead Is Alibaba in China’s e-Commerce Market?
Alibaba (BABA) is known as the leading e-commerce company in China, but just how far ahead is it?
China’s GDP Falls to 27-Year Low, Worst Yet to Come?
China released its second-quarter GDP report today. The country’s GDP expanded 6.2% in the second quarter, marking its slowest growth since 1992.
Trade Truce Party Never Started, Asian Indexes Fall Again
On Monday, major China-focused ETFs ended deep in the red on US exchanges. The iShares MSCI China ETF (MCHI) lost 1.24%.
JD.com Shares Gained Almost 18.0% in June
JD.com stock is trading at $31.19 per share, which is 62.4% above its 52-week low of $31.19 and 22.0% below its 52-week high of $40.04.
Chinese Indexes Are Flat as Trade Worries Ease
Last weekend’s Trump-Xi meeting and the lifting of the ban on Huawei helped most Asian markets yesterday.
Soft Economic Data Could Derail Sentiments after G20 Bonhomie
Last week, US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, and made some trade talk progress.
Chinese Indexes Fall before Trump-Xi Meeting
With the trade war raging, everyone will be watching the meeting between President Trump and President Jinping on June 29.
Chinese Indexes Trade Sideways: Is It the Calm Before the Storm?
Although the S&P 500 and other American indexes fell sizably yesterday on Powell’s less-dovish tone, China’s key indexes remained sideways today after opening lower and gaining in early trade. The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.2%, while the Shenzhen Component ended flat. The CSI300 Index lost 0.18%.
Another Retailer Crumbles in China as e-Commerce Sales Rise
French retail giant Carrefour has agreed to sell an 80% stake in its China operations for ~$705 million to Suning.com, an Alibaba (BABA) backed company. While China represents a massive opportunity with its almost 1.4 billion population, it has not been an easy market for foreign companies, at least when it comes to retail and e-commerce.
Does Trumponomics Signal the End of Made-in-China Era?
China has grown at a breathtaking pace over the last couple of decades. The growth has been led by a couple of drivers, namely higher infrastructure investments and rising exports. Now, the infrastructure and investment-led model have their own limitations.
How Do Analysts View JD.com Stock?
Of the 37 analysts tracking JD.com, 32 have recommended “buys,” four have recommended “holds,” and one has recommended “sells.” Analysts have a 12-month average target price of $33.23 on the stock, which indicates a potential upside of 17.6% from its current price.
How JD.com Is Looking to Diversify Revenue
While e-commerce remains JD.com’s (JD) primary business segment, the company is looking to diversify its revenue streams. JD.com is targeting verticals like logistics to drive revenue growth. Though it’s a low margin business, JD.com is optimistic about gaining rapid traction in this space.