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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Smart Speakers: How Google’s Market Has Transformed

    Alphabet (GOOGL) has several branches, and Google is the branch that looks after its smart speaker business.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Alibaba Hit a New Peak?

    Alibaba (BABA) has returned -2.02% in the last month, 20.2% in the last 12 months, and 5.9% in the last five days.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon Rules the US Smart Speaker Market

    Sonos, which went public earlier this month, uses Amazon’s Alexa digital agent in its smart speaker products.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Financials

    What Goldman Sachs Recommends for Yandex

    Goldman Sachs (GS) believes Yandex (YNDX) will show a strong performance in the near future.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Financials

    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.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Why did Maverick Capital start new position in Autodesk?

    Maverick Capital is a $9 billion long-short equity hedge-fund firm, founded in 1990 by Lee S. Ainslie and Sam Wyly. In 2005, Maverick launched a long-only fund and two market-neutral funds with longer than usual investment lockups. The firm is headquartered in Dallas and has an additional office in New York. The fund bought new […]

    By Samantha Nielson
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    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 […]

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Technology & Communications

    Huawei, Facebook, and Oracle Put Pressure on Google

    Facebook now shares Huawei’s ambition to challenge the dominance of Google’s Android, creating a huge risk for Google’s advertising business.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    How Yandex, Baidu, and Alphabet Stocks Compare

    Alphabet stock has outperformed Baidu stock this year, but trails it this month. Yandex stock charged ahead of peers this year but is struggling this month.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    After EU, Oracle, and Huawei, Google’s Android Faces Turkish Test

    Google was fined over Android, missed Huawei’s Mate 30 app distribution opportunity, and risks an Oracle penalty. And its challenges aren’t over.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    Fitbit Stock Is Down, but No Savings for Google

    Google and Fitbit stocks have moved in opposite directions since the companies’ merger deal, whose value isn’t affected by stock movements.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Consumer

    This Google Fiber Move Will Benefit Alphabet

    Google Fiber (GOOG) (GOOGL) announced this week that it has discontinued the 100Mbps plan and will now sell only the gigabit plan at $70/month.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Reports

    Google: Nest Mini Speaker’s India Debut Is a Big Deal

    Google’s (GOOGL) Nest Mini smart speaker makes its debut in India in time for holiday sales as Google hunts for non-advertising revenue.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Consumer

    Why Blue Ridge Capital exits position in Coach

    Coach shares fell in June after the company said it will close 70 out of its 351 North American full-price stores by the end of the first half of 2015.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Financials

    Wage inflation improves China’s consumption and Baidu’s sales

    Wages in China are simply growing much faster than the overall economy, which fuels inflation and real estate bubbles when banks are willing lenders.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    China’s dollar peg: Better for Baidu than for the Chinese banks

    For Chinese banks, their exporting borrowers are seeing capacity utilization levels decline as the yuan rises.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    Must-know update: How Baidu benefits from China’s wage inflation

    The rich price earnings ratios of Baidu and Google of around 30 times versus Yandex at closer to 20 times, may suggest that they are vulnerable to shorter-term profit taking and multiple deflation in the case of further soft economic data.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    China’s manufacturing wages: Why 2012 was a banner year for Baidu

    The sharp rise in wages in China prompted some fairly aggressive forward-looking estimates regarding China’s wages in manufacturing and its ability to compete as a low-cost manufacturer in the future.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    China’s manufacturing wages rise to $7,000 per year: Baidu benefits

    This article considers the growing wage level in China and its effect on Baidu and other Asian equities.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    China’s soft landing may support banks and Baidu later in 2014

    Given the declining gap between nominal and real interest rates, it may seem that China has cooled inflation, and perhaps cooled speculative investment as well.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    Consumer confidence improving China consumption and Baidu sales

    This series examines the associated consumption growth trends in China, and considers the implications for Chinese companies like Baidu.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    Is a strong Chinese yuan better for Baidu than for the exporters?

    As the yuan rises, Chinese companies like Baidu may be on firmer earnings ground than many Chinese manufacturing firms and banks.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    China’s large cap ETF—iShares FXI—the end of underperformance?

    This article considers the prospects for the main Asian ETFs to break out of the doldrums in 2014.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    China’s producer price index is better for Apple than Chinese banks

    This article considers the prospects for companies like Apple, Google, and Baidu in light of China’s headline PPI data, which don’t look so great.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Financials

    Why the Russian crisis could escalate and equities could fall another 20%

    Why the Russian crisis could escalate: Volatility spiked for the Russian stock market after February 22, 2014, when protesters ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and seized control of Kiev. This situation quickly worsened after March 18, 2014, when Putin annexed Crimea, sending the ruble from 34:1 to the dollar in June to 40:1 this week. […]

    By Liam Odalis
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Antitrust Probe Flames Tense Google-News Corp Relationship

    Google (GOOGL) seems uncomfortable with experts and critics’ involvement in the ongoing state-led antitrust problem of its business practices.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Technology & Communications

    A must-know investor’s guide to Russia’s web giant, Yandex

    The Netherlands-headquartered Yandex is presenting tough competition to Google Inc. (GOOG) in Russia, as search engine yandex.ru is the largest Internet search service in Russia.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Russia Keeps Fining Google: Could a Ban Be Next?

    Russia has hit Google (GOOGL) with another fine. The latest fine adds to the many fines Russia has imposed on the search engine giant recently.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Play Pass: Here’s What You Need to Know

    On September 23, Google introduced a subscription service for games and apps called Google Play Pass. A Play Pass subscription will cost $4.99 per month.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alphabet’s Other Bets: What’s in the Trucking Market for Waymo?

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Waymo wants to bring its autonomous driving technology to the freight trucking industry. Waymo is one of Alphabet’s Other Bets.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Facebook Ignores Libra Noise, Confirms Launch in 2020

    Facebook’s planned digital currency, Libra, has elicited strong reactions. Some think it poses a serious risk to the global financial system.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does Facebook’s Threads App Project Tell Us?

    Facebook is quietly building a messaging app called Threads, a companion app to Instagram. Instagram is FB’s photo-sharing app that competes with Snapchat.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Waymo’s Former Employee Charged with Trade Secret Theft

    Yesterday, federal prosecutors charged Anthony Levandowski with multiple counts of trade secret theft. Levandowski was previously an engineer at Waymo.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Baidu Really Bigger than Google in the Smart Speaker Space?

    According to Canalys’s latest report, Baidu beat Google to become the world’s second-largest speaker company by market cap in the quarter.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Google and Facebook Investors Should Know about Sanders’s Plans

    Bernie Sanders said that if he becomes president, he wants to tax Google and Facebook’s ad revenues to pay for the revival of a new media industry.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Google Choose Free Speech or Business?

    Last Friday, Google made a move that looks like an attempt to call its troops to order, releasing new guidelines on debates about non-work topics.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Europe’s Data Regulation Is Affecting Google’s Competition

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google dominates the global search engine market.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    After Facebook and Twitter, Russia Puts Google on Notice

    The Russian government is demanding that Google immediately stop what it calls the advertising of illegal events in the country.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Shelves Dragonfly: What’s Next?

    Google sees a huge commercial opportunity in Indonesia’s Internet economy. In this series, we’ll discuss these developments and others in the Internet space.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s in the Smart Lock Market for Baidu?

    Baidu (BIDU) recently led an $87 million investment round in Chinese smart lock startup YunDing Network Technology.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Yandex Begins August in a State of Anxiety over Draft Law

    Russia’s big tech companies such as Yandex (YNDX) have been shaken after a Russian lawmaker drafted a law to limit foreign ownership of these firms.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Opening a New Revenue Stream

    Google (GOOGL) has started taking preorders for its Stadia games subscription service that is scheduled to launch in November.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Alibaba Puts Yandex on Notice

    Alibaba’s (BABA) e-commerce joint venture with Russian entities MegaFon, Mail.ru Group, and Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF escalates its rivalry with Russia’s top Internet services company (YNDX).

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google and Amazon Follow in Apple’s and Qualcomm’s Footsteps

    This month could bring reconciliation for two technology powerhouses.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Yandex’s Cloud Business Performing?

    Yandex’s first-quarter earnings results will be the company’s first full-quarter financial results since it opened its cloud platform to everyone.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Baidu Sees AI Affecting the Smartphone Market

    Baidu, China’s top Internet search engine company and a leader in AI research, sees AI technology changing how people use their smartphones.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Baidu Is About to Diversify into This $280 Billion Industry

    Baidu (BIDU) will launch its self-driving taxi service in China before the end of 2019, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Disbanding Its AI Council Dim Google’s Prospects?

    Google (GOOGL) has suddenly disbanded the council it formed to advise it on ethical issues related to AI.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Would Refunding Advertisers for Its Outage Cost Facebook?

    Facebook’s (FB) social apps suffered a worldwide outage that lasted for several hours in March.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Yandex Is Losing Market Share in Its Home Market

    Yandex (YNDX) appears to be struggling to keep its lead in Russia’s Internet search engine market.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google Wants to Turn the Tables on Apple in the App Business

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google is introducing a new feature designed to expand monetization options for Android developers.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google under Pressure to Review Ad Policies in France

    Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google operations in Europe have been in the spotlight. France’s top competition watchdog has ordered Google to review its policies for certain advertisements following a complaint by French directory service company Amadeus.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Baidu Was Criticized for Low-Quality News Search Results

    Baidu’s (BIDU) reputation in the search business has been scrutinized. There was outrage about the quality of Baidu’s news search results.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why France Wants Google to Review Its Ad Policies

    The antitrust regulator in France recently ordered Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google to review its advertising policies.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    More Work Ahead for Baidu after Service Is Criticized

    Baidu’s (BIDU) Internet search service came under fire recently after an outspoken Chinese journalist complained about its news aggregating service, Baijiahao.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Baidu Aims to Become World-Class Tech Company

    In addition to leveraging AI technologies to strengthen its core Internet search engine business, Baidu is also betting on AI to help it break into new markets.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Baidu Got a Piece of Walmart’s Business

    Baidu’s technology has been adopted to power the driverless vans that will be used to deliver groceries to Walmart customers.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Closer Look at Twitter’s Capex Priorities

    Twitter expects its capex to be in the range of $60 million–$85 million in the fourth quarter of 2018.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Next for Google in EU’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Dispute?

    An adviser to the European Union’s top court has recommended that search engines shouldn’t be forced to apply the bloc’s so-called “right to be forgotten” principle globally.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Next for Apple in Egypt?

    Egypt isn’t happy with certain terms in Apple’s (AAPL) contract agreements with iPhone distributors in the country.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Mobile Is a Big Focus for PayPal

    At a recent conference, PayPal (PYPL) CEO Dan Schulman said that the company’s platform strategy wasn’t just mobile-first but mobile-only.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s in the Canadian Market for PayPal’s Xoom?

    PayPal (PYPL) has introduced its international money transfer service, Xoom, in Canada.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Amazon: Turning Alexa into a $10 Billion Business

    A prediction by RBC Capital Markets said the Alexa digital voice agent could bring $10 billion in revenues for Amazon by 2020.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Google May Soon Challenge Amazon’s Echo Show

    Google’s regulatory filings cited by 9to5Google suggest the company may be preparing to release a smart speaker with a display.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Yandex Acquired On-Demand Fuel Startup Toplivo v Bak

    Earlier this month, Yandex (YNDX) acquired on-demand fuel delivery startup Toplivo v Bak.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Facebook’s Returns, Earnings, and Market Cap

    Facebook has $43.9 billion of cash on hand. The company’s price-to-cash-flow multiple is 21.7x, and its price-to-free-cash-flow multiple is 31.3x.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Facebook Received ‘Buy’ Recommendations from 93% of Analysts

    Facebook’s (FB) price-to-sales multiple was 12.5x in 2017, and its estimated price-to-sales multiple for 2018 is 9.8x.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Baidu Joins Smart Speaker Price War

    The worldwide smart speaker market is projected to grow to $11.8 billion by the end of 2023 from an estimated $2.7 billion this year.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Yandex Is Starting to Look More Like Amazon as It Diversifies

    Yandex’s attempts to break into new markets beyond its core business of providing online search engine services are starting to make it look more like Amazon.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Technical Analysis of Snap’s Ratios

    Snap (SNAP) has generated investor returns of 14.2% in the trailing-one-month period and -41.6% in the trailing-12-month period.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts’ Views on Alibaba

    Alibaba (BABA) has returned 14.0% in the last month, 60.7% in the last year, and 0.69% in the last five days.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Twitter’s Key Financial Figures

    Twitter boasts a total economic or enterprise value (or EV) of $21.8 billion.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Yelp Deserve Your Investment?

    Yelp (YELP) boasted an enterprise value (or EV) of $2.9 billion in 2017.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Amazon’s Stock Trends

    Amazon (AMZN) has generated investor returns of -9.6% in the last month, 58.2% in the last 12 months, and 1.2% in the last five days.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Uber Sold Its Southeast Asian Operations to Grab

    Uber has folded its businesses in China and Russia, leaving these markets to Didi Chuxina and Yandex (YNDX), respectively.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Traffic Acquisition Costs Are Key at Yandex and Google

    Yandex (YNDX) and Google’s parent, Alphabet (GOOGL), have been reporting increasing costs and expenses quarter after quarter recently.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Yandex’s Advertising Business: What You Need to Know

    As an Internet search engine company, Yandex (YNDX) draws the vast majority of its revenues from online advertising services, a business that contributes about 90% of the company’s quarterly revenues.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Yandex-Sberbank Joint Venture: Who Owns What in Yandex.Market?

    Yandex (YNDX) and Sberbank are forming a joint venture based on Yandex’s e-commerce platform, Yandex.Market.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Closer Look at Yandex’s Stock Analysis

    Yandex NV (YNDX) boasts an enterprise value (or EV) of $13.3 billion for 2017.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Yandex Stacks Up against Its Search Engine Competition

    Internet search engine services are Yandex’s (YNDX) largest business and the foundation of its advertising business.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Yandex Loses Tens of Millions of Dollars through Foreign Exchange

    Yandex’s foreign earnings and liabilities denominated in other currencies are affected by fluctuations in the ruble’s value.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Uber Is Merging Its Russian Arm with Yandex

    Uber’s Russian operation and Yandex to join hands Uber and Yandex (YNDX) have entered a deal to combine their Russian ride-sharing businesses. Yandex, Russia’s largest Internet company, will hold 59.3% of the joint venture, while San Francisco-based Uber will own 36.6%. Employees of the newly formed entity will own the remaining stake. Shares in the […]

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Uber Could Struggle to Stay on Top of the Ride-Hailing Market

    While Uber operates in 633 cities around the world, it faces stiff competition from local companies like Careem in the Middle East, Grab in Southeast Asia, and Ola in India.

    By Sanmit Amin
  • Technology & Communications

    Why did Internet stocks like Facebook fall sharply on July 8?

    Although the broader market and tech sector were down yesterday, Internet stocks suffered a far steeper decline.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Must-know: Evaluating Yandex versus other key search engines

    We’ve compared Yandex with other search engine stocks, such as Google (GOOG), Baidu (BIDU), Yahoo (YHOO), and Microsoft (MSFT).

    By Samantha Nielson
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