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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.
Why Did eBay Lower Its Fiscal Guidance?
In the second quarter, eBay (EBAY) reported earnings of $0.53 per share, which topped analysts’ expectations of $0.51 per share.
Election Over, Market Still Undecided
We know the nation is politically divided, and now the market is showing us its split personality as well.
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.
Google’s Smart Speaker Star Continues to Rise
Google’s smart speaker unit shipments soared 420% year-over-year in the second quarter.
JD Invests in China’s Fast-Growing Delivery Startup
JD generated revenues of $18.5 billion in the second quarter, and its revenues increased 31.2% year-over-year.
Why Alibaba’s Earnings Keep Rising
Alibaba’s earnings have risen consistently YoY for the past five quarters, with adjusted EPS moving from $0.79 in fiscal 2Q17 to $1.29 in fiscal 2Q18.
Alibaba’s Ma-Trump Meeting: More Than Meets the Eye?
Could there be more than meets the eye in the meeting between Alibaba (BABA) founder Jack Ma and Donald Trump earlier this month?
Why Japan Is Important to Twitter
Japan is Twitter’s (TWTR) second-largest market after the United States.
What Analysts Expect of Walmart’s Top Line in Fiscal 1Q18
Analysts expect Walmart (WMT) to report sales of $117.8 billion in fiscal 1Q18, representing an improvement of 1.7% compared to fiscal 1Q17.
Amazon’s Rivals Borrow from Its Playbook
Amazon disclosed in April that its Prime program had attracted over 100 million members globally.
Amazon Selects 20 Finalists in Its HQ2 Location Search
Amazon (AMZN) closed 3Q17 with 541,900 employees around the world.
Impact of the Slowdown in China’s Retail and Financial Sectors
The financial sector is the largest sectoral component of all four mutual funds. So how the sector performs will have a major impact on the returns of these funds.
What Do Hedge Fund Managers Have to Say about China?
Hedge fund managers have expressed mixed opinions about the Chinese economy. China’s total debt-to-GDP ratio is currently in the range of 240%–270%, compared to 150% a decade ago.
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.
What’s at Stake as JD and Farfetch Merge Operations?
JD.com (JD) has teamed up with Farfetch (FTCH) to help sell luxury brands in China, giving JD customers access to over 3,000 luxury brands.
5 Stocks I am Watching in a Turbulent Market
Looking across industries and sectors to gauge where we are as earnings winds down next week.
Why Is Walmart Changing Its Name?
Walmart (WMT) is editing its corporate name. The retailer wants to be known simply as Walmart Inc., not Wal-Mart Store Inc. as it is currently legally known.
Is eBay’s Active Buyer Base Expanding?
At the end of 2Q17, eBay had 171 million active buyers. The company describes an active buyer as one who successfully closed a transaction on its platforms within the trailing 12 months.
OTPP opens new position in Alibaba Group
OTPP added a new position in Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.09% of the fund’s total portfolio.
Why China’s CPI Data Were Stronger in February
In February, China’s CPI (consumer price index) rose 2.5% YoY—the largest rise since July 2014. It was also higher than the 1.8% YoY rise in January.
What’s Propelling Alibaba’s Top Line after Its Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings?
Alibaba (BABA) reported total revenues of ~$7.4 billion (or 50.2 billion yuan) for fiscal 1Q18. Compared with fiscal 1Q17, its revenues for the latest quarter rose 56%.
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.
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.
Must-know: Third Point starts a new position in Alibaba
Third Point noted in its letter that Alibaba can “generate long-term value in its core markets and compete in new ones, making it a compelling potential multi-year investment.”
Scorecard Update: 5 Stocks I am Watching in a Turbulent Market
It’s been 2 weeks since Market Realist’s CEO picked 5 stocks he was watching in the turbulent market, so let’s take a look back at how those picks have performance compared with the S&P 500.
Alibaba, Counterfeit Goods, and Brand Rights
Alibaba has developed an initiative called Brand Rights to enhance its brand protection efforts. Trade in counterfeit goods was estimated to reach ~$1.8 trillion in 2015, according to the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition.
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.
JD Tries to Capitalize on Alibaba’s Weakness to Woo Global Brands
As China’s expanding middle-class population fuels demand for high-quality imported products, JD.com and Alibaba are racing against each other to woo foreign brands.
Alibaba’s Response to Counterfeit Goods Claims
Alibaba (BABA) seems to be countering the widely held belief that its online marketplaces such as Taobao are teeming with counterfeit goods.
Inside the Expanded JD-Tencent Partnership
China-based online retailer JD.com and social media and digital payments provider Tencent recently announced that they were expanding their partnership.
Assessing the Value of Alibaba’s Mobile Audience
According to eMarketer, retail mobile commerce sales represented 38.1% of China’s (MCHI) e-commerce sales in 2014.
Understanding the Value of an Alibaba Customer
In Alibaba’s (BABA) e-commerce industry, metrics such as active shoppers and average revenue per user (or ARPU) are closely watched.
Why JD.Com Inc. (ADR) Is Falling Over 2%
JD.Com Inc. (NASDAQ: JD) is down over 2% in pre-market trading following the release of its Q1 2018 earnings results. Here’s what you need to know.
A Look at JD’s Capital Spending in Q2 2018
JD’s capex more than doubled to over $710.0 million in the second quarter.
Could Metal Tariffs Be Sacrificed for a China Trade Deal?
Last year, Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on US steel imports.
Inside Alibaba’s Initiatives to Hire Senior Citizens
Alibaba’s (BABA) Taobao e-commerce platform recently put out a job posting in which it sought to hire people over 60 years of age.
Inside JD’s Plan To Re-Engineer Delivery
A million drones on a mission China’s (MCHI) JD.com (JD), a fierce Alibaba (BABA) rival, is a company run by an ambitious man. JD founder and CEO Richard Liu, is on a path to shake up e-commerce delivery, as he believes it could create more value for the company’s shareholders. In a June interview with […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
Why China’s growth story is helping the e-commerce market thrive
Alibaba is the largest e-Commerce player not only in China but also in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume (or GMV). Here, we’ll discuss how China’s growth story is benefiting the local e-commerce market.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.