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  • Why China Is a Good Opportunity for the Mobile Payment Market
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why China Is a Good Opportunity for the Mobile Payment Market

    Third-party mobile payment services in China registered a total transaction volume of ~$197 billion in 2013—an increase of 707% on a YoY basis.

    By Anne Shields
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Credit Growth Metrics Also Worsen in April

    China’s credit growth clearly has been weaker than expected, especially given the recent easing measures adopted by the government.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Lattice Semiconductor’s Earnings Hit by Weaker Smartphone Sales

    On a non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) basis, Lattice Semiconductor’s revenue fell 8% quarter-over-quarter to $101.3 million in fiscal 4Q15.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Industrial Production Rises: Is Investor Confidence Back?

    On a year-over-year basis, China’s industrial production increased to 6.0% in May 2016. That’s the same pace as April.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Materials

    Chinese Steel Production: Will We See Curtailments This Year?

    Previously in this series, we looked at China’s steel demand indicators. It’s also important for investors to look at the supply side of the equation.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    When Could AMD’s Losses Turn to Profit?

    AMD slips back to losses in fiscal 1Q17 Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported a 1% sequential revenue decline and its gross margin expanded between fiscal 1Q16 and fiscal 1Q17. However, the company slipped back to operating losses in fiscal 1Q17 after reporting operating profits in fiscal 4Q16. AMD’s profits are largely driven by volume sales, […]

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Putting Apple’s $1 Billion Content Budget into Perspective

    Services contributed 16% of revenue Apple (AAPL) generated $24 billion from its Services business in fiscal 2016, and aims to double the revenue in four years. In fiscal 3Q17, Apple’s Services division contributed $7.3 billion in revenue, up 22% from a year earlier, and making up 16.1% of the quarter’s total revenue. Apple’s Services business consists of offerings […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Growing Conflict in the Middle East Pushes Crude Oil to New Lows

    Growing conflict in the Middle East between Saudi Arabia and Iran, the major oil-producing countries of OPEC, has become a threat for crude oil prices.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Slower Growth Has a Silver Lining!

    Slower growth has a silver lining: the potential for greater monetary and fiscal stimulus.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why a Chinese Market Slump Won’t Affect the Economy

    The Chinese market slump is not likely to dampen consumer spending or affect the economy. Stocks make up a mere 15% of Chinese household financial assets.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Analysts Have Mixed Views on Iron Ore Prices

    Goldman Sachs (GS) is notably still quite bearish on iron ore. The bank cited the recent string of shipment data from Australia to support its view.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How an Aging Population Could Affect Your Portfolio

    One of the big-picture shifts currently taking place is aging populations, especially in developed nations. Populations are rapidly aging in most developed countries.

    By Rick Rieder
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why India Looks Like an Attractive Emerging Market

    Timothy Moe, chief equity strategist for the Asia-Pacific region at Goldman Sachs (GS), believes that the long-term prospects for India are the best among the emerging markets.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Impact of China’s DRAM Price Probe on Micron Technology

    Lower DRAM prices would reduce Micron’s earnings, but the intensity of the decline could be less than in previous cycles.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    Will Higher Prices Hamper iPhone X Sales?

    Apple’s iPhone X not only carries the same price in dollars as it does in British pounds but also represents the most expensive iPhone ever.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Are There Parallels in China’s Stock Market Bubbles?

    The bubbles created in China’s stock market in 2007 and 2015–2016 show that stocks fell ~65.0% and ~41.0%, respectively.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Under Armour’s Growth Model Cope With These Threats?

    Key threats to the company include higher labor costs and greater regulation. After the Bangladesh factory tragedy, stricter regulations can be expected.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Micron Stock Fell Due to Temporary Sales Ban in China

    The semiconductors industry is cautious amid rising trade tensions between the US and China.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Why Intel Has Lowered Its Fiscal 2016 Guidance

    Intel has lowered its fiscal 2016 gross margin guidance from 63% to 62% due to lower platform volumes.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    ArcelorMittal’s Key Risks in 2H15: Investor Must-Knows

    ArcelorMittal faces certain macro risks. We’ll discuss these risks in this part of our series.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Consumer

    Strong Economy and a Rate Cut: Can Trump Have It Both Ways?

    Today, President Donald Trump told reporters, “Our country’s doing unbelievably well economically.”

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Been Slowing Down Qualcomm’s Revenue Growth?

    Qualcomm’s share in the smartphone processor market fell from 52% in 2014 to 45% in 2015. MediaTek’s share rose from 14% to 19% during that time.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    How China’s Manufacturing and Auto Industry Are Impacting Crude Tankers

    In May 2017, the Markit China Manufacturing PMI was 51.2 (MCHI)—similar to the previous month.

    By Sue Goodridge
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Nokia’s China Patent Licensing Opportunity

    The tripartite deal earlier this year with Xiaomi could mark a favorable turning point for Nokia (NOK) in the monetization of its mobile technologies (QQQ).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Should Investors Worry about China’s DRAM Price-Fixing Probe?

    The DRAM market is already facing a tight supply, and price controls by China might encourage suppliers to prioritize shipments to other countries.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alibaba to Open Its First Cloud Data Center in India

    Amazon plans to spend $5.0 billion to build its business in India.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Qualcomm Set to Face Competition in the 5G Space

    If Qualcomm (QCOM) loses its chance to acquire NXP Semiconductors, its strategy to grow beyond smartphones into embedded and automotive could take the back seat, and it may be pressured to settle its licensing disputes with Apple.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Consumer

    What Are Alibaba and Ford up To?

    Alibaba and US-based vehicle manufacturer Ford have inked a deal that would see them cooperate in areas including retail and cloud computing.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Key for Investors: 5 Issues Are Choking Real Growth in China

    We think that 2016 will be challenging for the Chinese economy. With policy support and improved credit conditions, economic activity stabilized in 1Q16.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Consumer

    Eyes on Quality of Alibaba’s Top-Line Growth

    In Alibaba’s (BABA) upcoming fiscal 2Q18 report, investor attention will probably be focused not only on its top-line figure but also on the quality of its top-line growth.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Intel’s Lacklustre Q1 Revenue Forecast

    Chip maker Intel (INTC) reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue after the trading bell on January 24.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Technology & Communications

    The Impact of a US–China Trade War on Intel

    The trade war between the United States and China revolves around the supremacy of 5G technology, which is expected to form the basis for the data economy.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    Trump Hits at China, Causes Havoc in Asia

    President Trump tweeted that the duty on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase by 15 percentage points from 10% to 25%.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Apple Opposes the Proposed Tariffs on Chinese Imports

    Apple (AAPL) expects to face political and regulatory challenges in 2018 due to the US–China trade war and lawsuits with suppliers.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    What are the implications of Taiwan-China unification?

    The people of Taiwan fear that political unification with China could have grave consequences for their economy.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Major Movers of the Financial Markets in the Past 20 Years: Part 2

    The global financial crisis of 2008 proved to be the major mover of the financial markets in the last 20 years. Internet companies and the banking sector took a beating.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Macro Factors to Look for When Investing in China

    China’s shifting its focus from a manufacturing-based economy to a consumer-based economy. It’s expected to do well in the long run.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Intel Partners with Chinese Companies to Accelerate 5G Deployment

    The Trump administration proposed the Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act to prevent the sale or transfer of certain technology and intellectual property to China.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Next for China’s Aluminum Exports after a 35% Surge?

    China’s aluminum exports have been on an uptrend, increasing 35% year-over-year in the first five months of the current year.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Micron Look Attractive Right Now?

    Micron Technology (MU) stock has been declining since Tuesday after two analysts downgraded their estimates on the stock.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Technology & Communications

    Qualcomm Clears Clouds of Doubt in Its Fiscal Q3 2018 Earnings

    On July 26, Qualcomm stock rose 7% while NXP Semiconductors stock fell 5.7% after the two companies announced the end of their merger talks.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Texas Instruments’ Q4 Revenues Highlight Semiconductor Slowdown

    The fourth-quarter 2018 semiconductor earnings season began with TSMC’s (TSM) earnings showing signs of a slowdown in the semiconductor industry.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By David Meyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Implications of Depreciating Latin American Currencies

    Latin American currencies have depreciated against the dollar since 2014. The Argentine peso is one of the most beaten up currencies in the region, having lost 27% in this period.

    By BlackRock
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Delaying the iPhone 8 Could Help or Hurt Apple

    Rumors that Apple (AAPL) could delay the iPhone 8 launch by up to a few months can be interpreted in two ways—positive or negative.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Rebounded after Massive Decline on Thursday

    Apple (AAPL) stock rose 4.27% on Friday and closed at $148.26.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Fairchild Integration Could Help ON Grow in the Communications Market

    ON Semiconductor (ON) earns 22% of its revenues from the communications market.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Financials

    China’s Relationship with Apple Concerns Carl Icahn

    Icahn views Chinese authorities as benevolent dictators. Icahn isn’t worried about Apple. He’s worried about China’s attitude toward the company.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Global Equity Markets Have Fallen Steeply in the Past Year

    Global equity markets (EFA) have been on a rollercoaster ride for the past few months. The sharp fall in stocks last year was initially triggered by fears of a hard landing in China (MCHI).

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    The Chinese Slowdown Could Hurt General Motors’ Q2 Earnings

    In this part of the series, we’ll analyze how the Chinese slowdown could hit the automobile industry.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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 […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Miscellaneous

    Chinese Iron Ore Futures: Your Outlook

    Chinese iron ore futures had been on a roll for six days in a row until February 14, 2017.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Copper Prices Fall Even More Amid Global Carnage?

    Spot copper prices on the LME (London Metals Exchange) closed at $5061 per metric ton on August 21—up roughly 1% from the previous day’s closing.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Earnings Report

    What Will Drive Intel’s Memory Business in 2017?

    Intel (INTC) is expanding its data center offerings beyond server processors and into accelerators, networking products, and memory.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Phone Business Weighed on Microsoft’s PC Segment in 1Q16

    The fall in Microsoft’s device revenue was due to a 54% fall in its phone business in 1Q16. This lead to a double-digit fall in the More Personal Computing segment.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    Best Buy Will Support Apple Pay in 2H15

    Apple is reportedly in talks with major banks in Canada, and it partnered with Union Pay in China last year to broaden the reach of Apple Pay.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Intel Has Planned for Its Memory Business in 2018

    After Intel (INTC) re-entered the memory market in 2015 by converting its China (MCHI) facility into a memory plant, it now competes directly with its memory partner, Micron Technology (MU).

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    South Korean Authorities Raided Apple Offices

    Although South Korea’s probe into Apple might appear to be typical regulatory action, some critics see a protectionist agenda.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    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).

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Copper Imports Dip in May Month-over-Month

    China is the largest importer of copper ore, anodes, and refined copper. Chile, on the other hand, is the biggest exporter of these products.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Key Economic Indicators Were Released Last Week

    In this series, we’ll take a look at global manufacturing PMI figures and the US jobs report for September 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Low-entry barriers intensify competition in airline industry

    Short-term outlook above expectations The IATA (International Air Transport Association) has revised its forecast upwards on global airline profitability after the free fall of crude oil prices in the second half of 2014. Global net profit for 2014 is now estimated at $19.9 billion, higher than $18 billion projected in June. Profitability is expected to […]

    By Teresa Cederholm
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    Financials

    China’s PMI shows red all over the tape

    While the overall PMI was no surprise due to the Flash PMI release, the surprise came from several drivers falling below 50 The China PMI Flash a week ago had foreshadowed what would be a bad PMI reading, but the breakdown by indices was able to disappoint even more. Hongbin Qu, HSBC’s Chief Economist for China & Co-Head of […]

    By Dale A. Norton
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    Financials

    Indonesia’s slower than expected GDP haunted by government inaction

    The last quarter grew at 1.4%, but consensus expected 1.5% Gross domestic product growth is the most telling metric of economic performance. Governments usually release data on a quarterly basis while analysts and economists wait anxiously for the data to compare against their own projections. The GDP forecast underpins many projections across the economy, from […]

    By Dale A. Norton
  • Financials

    Strength in Japanese firms may improve the market outlook

    While the U.S. corporate sector has experienced little or even negative earnings growth in recent fiscal years, Japanese firms have posted solid earnings growth.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Consumer

    Why is inflation targeting so important for investments?

    Central banks and governments try to maintain prices relatively stably and predictably and they direct their monetary policy to achieve this goal.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Financials

    How a Donald Trump Win Could Impact China

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated that he intends to weaken trade links between China and the US, and that he would be likely to introduce trade policies against China.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Financials

    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%.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Financials

    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.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Financials

    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.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Fab Equipment Industry Outlook: What It Says about Lam Research

    Lam Research (LRCX) expects its shipments to fall $100 million sequentially to $3 billion in the June quarter.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    China’s Auto Market Slowdown Deepens—Ford, GM Reel

    China, the world’s largest auto market, is faltering like never before. September was the 15th month of annual car sales decline for the company.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    China’s De-Dollarization amid Trade War: Gold’s Upside?

    China continued buying gold for the tenth consecutive month in September. The country also continued its de-dollarization bid.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    Gundlach: How Trump Could Improve Reelection Chances

    On September 30, Jeffrey Gundlach talked to Fox Business and shared his views on the US economy, the 2020 presidential election, and the recession outlook.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    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.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Consumer

    China Auto Sales: Trade War Stings, Clobbers Automakers

    China, the world’s largest automotive market, has more bad news for automakers. The slump in China’s auto sales refuses to die down.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    When Will Fed Tightening Start to Hurt the US Economy?

    Fed chair Jerome Powell said US companies are becoming more worried about the impact of tariffs and trade wars.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Industrials

    Amid China’s ‘Calm’ Comments, US Markets Soar Today

    The US (SPY) stock index futures rose on Thursday after China’s (MCHI) (FXI) positive comments about resolving the trade war.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Consumer

    China Mulls Relaxing Auto Sales Curbs: Who Benefits?

    China’s economy is slowing considerably, which isn’t news. Every new data point coming out of the country corroborates this slowdown.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Industrials

    Trade Talks: Renewed Optimism Helps Stock Market Rise

    The trade talks restarted after China’s top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, publicly called to de-escalate the tensions on Monday.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Semiconductor Stocks in Focus on China Tariff Delay

    The recent delay in the tariffs on China has sent a wave of optimism throughout the tech sector—especially the semiconductor industry.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can NIO Recover from Its Slump by Accelerating Deliveries?

    NIO (NIO) released its July deliveries data yesterday. China’s pioneer in electric vehicles delivered just 837 vehicles in the month.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Consumer

    China’s Car Sales Fall, Compounding Slowdown Fears

    China is the world’s largest automotive market. Therefore, any negative sentiment in China’s car sales echoes around the globe.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    Chinese Stocks Concern JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs

    On Monday, Bloomberg reported that JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Goldman Sachs (GS) are cautious about their outlook for Chinese stocks.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Qualcomm Aims to Hit Apple Where It Hurts

    The ongoing patent dispute between Apple (AAPL) and Qualcomm (QCOM) does not look as if it will end any time soon.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese and Indian Indexes Fall as Trade Talks Resume

    On Tuesday, US and Chinese officials resumed trade talks over the phone days after they announced a trade truce.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Shanghai Composite and Shenzhen Component Diverge

    While Asian markets were mixed, China’s Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.21% to end on a positive note for five days in a row. However, the tech-heavy Shenzhen Component ended in the red today.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Xi Jinping Give a Meeting Invite to Trump as a Birthday Gift?

    This week started with Trump threatening China with 25% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese exports to the US. He said that the tariffs will come into effect if the deal is not reached by the G20 Summit in Japan at the end of this month.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Asian Markets Turn Bearish as China Says Its Not Afraid to Fight

    China’s National Bureau of Statistics released May’s inflation numbers today.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    China’s New Semiconductor Ecosystem Plan Could Hurt US Companies

    The current global semiconductor ecosystem is dominated by the US, as the most advanced chip designs are provided by US companies.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Dow Set for Worst Month This Year: ETFs under Pressure

    After a massive sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018, key US market indexes started recovering in January.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Miscellaneous

    Trade War Moves to Rare Earths, Chinese Indexes Gained

    On May 29, China’s People’s Daily discussed the possibility that the US could lose access to rare earth materials due to the trade war.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Miscellaneous

    Hang Seng and KOSPI Recover while Taiwanese Index Falls

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index followed China’s lead today.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Miscellaneous

    Trump Says People of India Are Lucky to Have Prime Minister Modi

    India—the world’s largest democracy and second-most-populous country recently underwent its massive electoral process to choose its prime minister.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese Indexes Advance on Easing Restrictions on Huawei

    Huawei will now be authorized to purchase American equipment to maintain its existing network and provide software updates to users.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese Indexes Fall as Trade War Worsens

    China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index reacted sharply to the escalating trade tensions.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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