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McDonald’s to Dress Up Some Chinese Restaurants

In 2013, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) opened 275 new restaurants in China, more than a third of all new stores the company opened that year. In 2014, the company plans ...
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Weibo, the Twitter of China, Debuts Weak IPO Pricing

Weibo Corp. (NASDAQ: WB) has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 16,800,000 shares at $17 per share for trading on Thursday. This is a social media platform for creation ...
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BMW Recalls 500,000 Cars Worldwide

German automaker BMW is recalling about 500,000 cars from model years 2010 to 2011 to fix a problem with the bolts that attach a car's engine-control system housing. The bolts ...
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Ford Focus Top-Selling Car Worldwide in 2013

According to new data from the Polk division of IHS Automotive, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Focus was the number one selling car worldwide in 2013, based on new car registrations. Registrations ...
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Microsoft, Nokia Deal Almost Done

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) announced Tuesday morning that the sale of virtually all the company's devices and services business to Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) received approval from China's Ministry of ...
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Tesla to Finance Leases for Business Owners

On the company's corporate blog Tuesday, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced a new leasing program for small and medium-sized businesses that the company said is a result of requests ...
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Weibo Lowers Its IPO Sights

The company that is generally described as the Twitter of China, Weibo, filed for a U.S. initial public offering (IPO) in mid-March and said it was seeking to raise $500 million. ...
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Mercedes Sets All-Time Sales Record

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) may have become the hot luxury car of choice in some nations, and Audi with its all-wheel drive technology may have gained on the global ...
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How Intel Plans to Move On From PCs

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) may still be the world's largest chipmaker, but in many ways it is still playing catch-up with consumers' shift away from PCs to mobile devices. To ...
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Is a Nine-Day Winning Streak in Emerging Market ETFs Too Much?

How long should a winning streak really last in the stock market? A casual market observer might think the market has a 50-50 chance of being up or down on ...
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Why Investors Are Welcoming the 58.com Secondary Offering

China's version of Craigslist, 58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA), sold 6 million American Depositary Shares (ADSs) Friday morning at a price of $38.00 apiece. The company is selling 2 million shares ...
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Will Falling Baidu and King IPO Drop Delay or Harm the Alibaba IPO?

When Chinese Internet company Alibaba announced it would hold an initial public offering, the betting in markets around the world was that the IPO would be the most valuable ever, ...
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500.Com Punishing Shareholders, Offering Into Lockup Expiration

500.com Ltd. (NYSE: WBAI) is supposed to be the lottery stock investment for China. It turns out that it has been a losing ticket in March, falling from over $54 ...
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58.com Punishes Investors With Secondary Offering

When 58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA) launched its initial public offering (IPO) last October, shares rose by 50% on the first day of trading and have continued to rise pretty much ...
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Nu Skin Scores With Tiny Fines From Chinese Regulators

Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) shares surged on Monday on news that the fine in China will be far less than many investors were worried about. This is a ...
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